Le Haut-Saint-François Regional County Municipality

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Le Haut-Saint-François
Location of Le Haut-Saint-François
Coordinates: 45°28′N 71°32′W / 45.467°N 71.533°W / 45.467; -71.533Coordinates: 45°28′N 71°32′W / 45.467°N 71.533°W / 45.467; -71.533[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionEstrie
EffectiveJanuary 1, 1982
County seatCookshire-Eaton
Government
 • TypePrefecture
 • PrefectNicole Robert
Area
 • Total2,307.50 km2 (890.93 sq mi)
 • Land2,275.88 km2 (878.72 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[3]
 • Total22,065
 • Density9.7/km2 (25/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Increase 1.5%
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Area code(s)819
Websitewww.mrchsf.com

Le Haut-Saint-François (French pronunciation: ​[lə o sɛ̃ fʁɑ̃swa]; The Upper Saint-François [St. Francis]) is a regional county municipality in southeastern Quebec, Canada in the Estrie region. Its seat is in Cookshire-Eaton, and it is named for the Saint-François River which runs through the RCM.

Subdivisions[edit]

There are 14 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

Demographics[edit]

Mother tongue language, from Canada 2006 Census:

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 18,740 87.32%
English only 2,140 9.97%
Both English and French 160 0.75%
Other languages 420 1.96%

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:[4]

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