Labelle, Quebec

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Labelle
Municipality
Labelle QC.JPG
Location within Les Laurentides RCM
Location within Les Laurentides RCM
Labelle is located in Central Quebec
Labelle
Labelle
Location in central Quebec
Coordinates: 46°17′N 74°44′W / 46.283°N 74.733°W / 46.283; -74.733Coordinates: 46°17′N 74°44′W / 46.283°N 74.733°W / 46.283; -74.733[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Laurentides
RCM Les Laurentides
Constituted January 27, 1973
Government[2]
 • Mayor Gilbert Brassard
 • Federal riding Laurentides—Labelle
 • Prov. riding Labelle
Area[2][3]
 • Total 216.30 km2 (83.51 sq mi)
 • Land 198.79 km2 (76.75 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 2,445
 • Density 12.3/km2 (32/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 8.3%
 • Dwellings 1,753
Time zone UTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s) J0T 1H0
Area code(s) 819
Highways Route 117 (TCH)
Website www.municipalite
.labelle.qc.ca

Labelle is a village and municipality in the Laurentides region of Quebec, Canada, part of the Les Laurentides Regional County Municipality. Its large "L"-shaped territory surrounds Lake Labelle, and the village is located along the Rouge River and Route 117.

Demographics[edit]

Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2011: 2445 (2006 to 2011 population change: 8.3%)
  • Population in 2006: 2258
  • Population in 2001: 2272
  • Population in 1996: 2256 (or 2271 when adjusted for 2001 boundaries)
  • Population in 1991: 2090

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 1115 (total dwellings: 1753)

Mother tongue:

  • English as first language: 0.5%
  • French as first language: 97%
  • English and French as first language: 0.7%
  • Other as first language: 1.8%

Education[edit]

Sainte Agathe Academy (of the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board) in Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts serves English-speaking students in this community for both elementary and secondary levels.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 32796 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 78120 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b "(Code 2478120) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  5. ^ "About Us." Saint Agathe Academy. Retrieved on September 4, 2017. See Elementary zone map and Secondary zone map - Note that all areas covered in the elementary map are also covered in the secondary one.

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