L'Ascension, Quebec

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L'Ascension
Municipality
L'Ascension QC.JPG
Location within Antoine-Labelle RCM.
Location within Antoine-Labelle RCM.
L'Ascension is located in Central Quebec
L'Ascension
L'Ascension
Location in central Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°33′N 74°50′W / 46.550°N 74.833°W / 46.550; -74.833Coordinates: 46°33′N 74°50′W / 46.550°N 74.833°W / 46.550; -74.833[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Laurentides
RCM Antoine-Labelle
Constituted September 23, 1905
Government[2]
 • Mayor Yves Meilleur
 • Federal riding Laurentides—Labelle
 • Prov. riding Labelle
Area[2][3]
 • Total 351.60 km2 (135.75 sq mi)
 • Land 341.90 km2 (132.01 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 844
 • Density 2.5/km2 (6/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 2.0%
 • Dwellings 853
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J0T 1W0
Area code(s) 819
Highways Route 321
Website www.municipalite-
lascension.qc.ca

L'Ascension is a municipality in the Laurentides region of Quebec, Canada, part of the Antoine-Labelle Regional County Municipality. The area is known as La Vallée de la Rouge (English: The Valley of the Rouge (river)).

Demographics[edit]

Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2011: 844 (2006 to 2011 population change: -2.0 %)
  • Population in 2006: 861
  • Population in 2001: 783
  • Population in 1996: 755
  • Population in 1991: 662

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 410 (total dwellings: 853)

Mother tongue:

  • English as first language: 0%
  • French as first language: 96.5%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 3.5%

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