La Rivière-du-Nord Regional County Municipality

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La Rivière-du-Nord
Regional county municipality
Location of La Rivière-du-Nord
Coordinates: 45°49′N 74°01′W / 45.817°N 74.017°W / 45.817; -74.017Coordinates: 45°49′N 74°01′W / 45.817°N 74.017°W / 45.817; -74.017[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Laurentides
Effective January 1, 1983
County seat Saint-Jérôme
Government[2]
 • Type Prefecture
 • Prefect Yvon Brière
Area[2][3]
 • Total 466.10 km2 (179.96 sq mi)
 • Land 451.06 km2 (174.16 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 115,165
 • Density 255.3/km2 (661/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 13.4%
 • Dwellings 52,997
Time zone UTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 450 and 579
Website www.mrcrivieredunord.qc.ca

La Rivière-du-Nord (The Rivière-du-Nord or The River of the North) is a regional county municipality in the Laurentides region of Quebec, Canada. The seat is in Saint-Jérôme. It is named for the river that runs through it, the Rivière du Nord.

The population according to the Canada 2011 Census is 115,165.[3]

Subdivisions[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - La Rivière-du-Nord, Quebec[4]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2016
126,525
119,570 Increase 10.35%% 94.5% 2,400 Increase 1.47% 1.89% 935 Increase 19,1% 0.74% 3,215 Increase 35.94% 2.54%
2011
114,230
108,350 Increase 13.64% 94.85% 2,385 Increase 16.06% 2.09% 785 Increase 45.37% 0.69% 2,415 Increase 6.38% 2.11%
2006
100.205
95,340 Increase 11.85% 95,14% 2,055 Increase 15.12% 2.05% 540 Decrease 0.9% 0.53% 2,270 Increase 92.37% 2.26%
2001
88,750
85,235 Increase 7.94% 96% 1,785 Decrease 2.46% 2.01% 545 Decrease 29.65% 0.61% 1,180 Increase 31.1% 1,33%
1996
82,540
78,965 n/a 95,67% 1,830 n/a 2.21% 775 n/a 0.93% 900 n/a 1.09%

Transportation[edit]

Access Routes[edit]

Highways and numbered routes that run through the municipality, including external routes that start or finish at the county border:[5]

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