Grosses-Roches

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Grosses-Roches
Municipality
Grosses-Roches.jpg
Location within La Matanie RCM.
Location within La Matanie RCM.
Grosses-Roches is located in Eastern Quebec
Grosses-Roches
Grosses-Roches
Location in eastern Quebec.
Coordinates: 48°56′N 67°10′W / 48.933°N 67.167°W / 48.933; -67.167Coordinates: 48°56′N 67°10′W / 48.933°N 67.167°W / 48.933; -67.167[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Bas-Saint-Laurent
RCM La Matanie
Settled mid 19th century
Constituted August 19, 1939
Government[2]
 • Mayor Victoire Marin
 • Federal riding Haute-Gaspésie—La Mitis—Matane—Matapédia
 • Prov. riding Matane-Matapédia
Area[2][3]
 • Total 63.30 km2 (24.44 sq mi)
 • Land 63.65 km2 (24.58 sq mi)
  There is an apparent
contradiction between two
authoritative sources
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 411
 • Density 6.5/km2 (17/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 1.2%
 • Dwellings 250
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) G0J 1K0
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Highways Route 132

Grosses-Roches is a municipality in Quebec, Canada.

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Grosses-Roches community profile
2011 2006
Population: 411 (-1.2% from 2006) 416 (-9.0% from 2001)
Land area: 63.65 km2 (24.58 sq mi) 63.59 km2 (24.55 sq mi)
Population density: 6.5/km2 (17/sq mi) 6.5/km2 (17/sq mi)
Median age: 52.9 (M: 54.1, F: 51.7) 49.7 (M: 50.6, F: 48.9)
Total private dwellings: 250 359
Median household income: $28,942 $29,337
References: 2011[3] 2006[4] earlier[5]
Historical Census Data - Les Cèdres, Quebec[6]
Year Pop. ±%
1991 517 —    
Year Pop. ±%
1996 493 −4.6%
Year Pop. ±%
2001 457 −7.3%
Year Pop. ±%
2006 416 −9.0%
Year Pop. ±%
2011 411 −1.2%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 27260 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b "Grosses-Roches". Répertoire des municipalités (in French). Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire. Retrieved 2012-01-20. 
  3. ^ a b c "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-02-08. 
  4. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-01-20. 
  5. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 
  6. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census