Les Cèdres, Quebec

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Les Cèdres
Municipality
Skyline of Les Cèdres
Location within Vaudreuil-Soulanges RCM.
Location within Vaudreuil-Soulanges RCM.
Les Cèdres is located in Southern Quebec
Les Cèdres
Les Cèdres
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°18′N 74°03′W / 45.300°N 74.050°W / 45.300; -74.050Coordinates: 45°18′N 74°03′W / 45.300°N 74.050°W / 45.300; -74.050[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Montérégie
RCM Vaudreuil-Soulanges
Constituted March 9, 1985
Government[2][3]
 • Mayor Raymond Larouche
 • Federal riding Vaudreuil-Soulanges
 • Prov. riding Soulanges
Area[2][4]
 • Total 88.50 km2 (34.17 sq mi)
 • Land 77.85 km2 (30.06 sq mi)
Population (2011)[4]
 • Total 6,079
 • Density 78.1/km2 (202/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 6.1%
 • Dwellings 2,408
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J7T 1A1
Area code(s) 450 and 579
Highways
A-20
A-30

Route 338
Route 340
Website www.ville.lescedres.qc.ca

Les Cèdres is a municipality located north of the Saint Lawrence River in the Montérégie of Quebec, Canada, near Vaudreuil-Dorion. The population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 6,079. The name means "The Cedars" in French.

In 1959-1960 a famous Swedish writer, Stig Claesson, lived in the village at a place called Point Charlie and later wrote a book about it called My friend Charlie.

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Canada census – Les Cèdres, Quebec community profile
2011 2006 2001
Population: 6,079 (+6.1% from 2006) 5,732 (+11.8% from 2001) 5,128 (+10.5% from 1996)
Land area: 77.85 km2 (30.06 sq mi) 77.85 km2 (30.06 sq mi) 78.37 km2 (30.26 sq mi)
Population density: 78.1/km2 (202/sq mi) 73.6/km2 (191/sq mi) 65.4/km2 (169/sq mi)
Median age: 38.8 (M: 38.6, F: 39.1) 37.0 (M: 37.3, F: 36.8) 35.3 (M: 35.4, F: 35.3)
Total private dwellings: 2,408 2,165 1,915
Median household income: $76,394 $65,228 $58,091
References: 2011[4] 2006[5] 2001[6]
Historical Census Data - Les Cèdres, Quebec[7]
Year Pop. ±%
1991 3,836 —    
1996 4,641 +21.0%
Year Pop. ±%
2001 5,128 +10.5%
2006 5,732 +11.8%
Year Pop. ±%
2011 6,079 +6.1%

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Les Cèdres, Quebec[7]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
6,045
5,360 Increase 3.6% 88.67% 470 Increase 34.3% 7.78% 80 Increase 14.3% 1.32% 135 Increase 8.0% 2.23%
2006
5,720
5,175 Increase 11.3% 90.47% 350 Increase 27.3% 6.12% 70 Decrease 41.7% 1.22% 125 Increase 78.6% 2.19%
2001
5,115
4,650 Increase 10.1% 90.91% 275 Increase 3.8% 5.38% 120 Increase 166.7% 2.34% 70 Decrease 26.3% 1.37%
1996
4,630
4,225 n/a 91.25% 265 n/a 5.72% 45 n/a 0.97% 95 n/a 2.05%

Infrastructure[edit]

Transportation[edit]

The west end of Quebec Autoroute 30, a Montreal Island bypass route, runs through this area to link up with Autoroute 20. Montréal/Les Cèdres Airport, a single-runway general aviation airport, is located north of Quebec Autoroute 20 in the Les Cèdres area.

See also[edit]

Media related to Les Cèdres (Québec) at Wikimedia Commons

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 148078 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (French)
  2. ^ a b Ministère des Affaires Municipales et Regions Quebec: Les Cèdres
  3. ^ Parliament of Canada Federal Riding History: VAUDREUIL--SOULANGES (Quebec)
  4. ^ a b c 2011 Statistics Canada Census Profile: Les Cèdres, Quebec Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "cp2011" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  5. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-02-02. 
  6. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved 2014-02-02. 
  7. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census