Le Haut-Saint-François Regional County Municipality

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Le Haut-Saint-François
Regional county municipality
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
Region Estrie
Effective January 1, 1982
County seat Cookshire-Eaton
 • Type Prefecture
 • Prefect Nicole Robert
 • Total 2,307.50 km2 (890.93 sq mi)
 • Land 2,275.88 km2 (878.72 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 22,065
 • Density 9.7/km2 (25/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 1.5%
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 819
Website www.mrchsf.com

Le Haut-Saint-François (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 though the RCM.


There are 14 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]


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%


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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