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
 • Type Prefecture
 • Prefect Yvon Brière
 • 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 EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 450 and 579

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]



Access Routes[edit]

Highways and numbered routes that run through the municipality, including external routes that start or finish at the county border:[4]

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