Lorrainville, Quebec

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Lorrainville
Skyline of Lorrainville
Location within Témiscamingue RCM.
Location within Témiscamingue RCM.
Lorrainville is located in Western Quebec
Lorrainville
Lorrainville
Location in western Quebec.
Coordinates: 47°21′N 79°21′W / 47.350°N 79.350°W / 47.350; -79.350Coordinates: 47°21′N 79°21′W / 47.350°N 79.350°W / 47.350; -79.350[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionAbitibi-Témiscamingue
RCMTémiscamingue
Settled1883
ConstitutedFebruary 16, 1994
Government
 • MayorPhilippe Boutin
 • Federal ridingAbitibi—Témiscamingue
 • Prov. ridingRouyn-Noranda–Témiscamingue
Area
 • Total87.20 km2 (33.67 sq mi)
 • Land88.12 km2 (34.02 sq mi)
 There is an apparent contradiction between two authoritative sources
Population
 (2011)[3]
 • Total1,272
 • Density14.4/km2 (37/sq mi)
 • Pop (2006–11)
Decrease 4.0%
 • Dwellings
564
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)819
Websitewww.lorrainville.ca

Lorrainville is a municipality in northwestern Quebec, Canada, in the Témiscamingue Regional County Municipality. It was founded in 1907 by Isaïe Douaire, who was a farmer from Ville Marie.

Demographics[edit]

Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2006: 1325 (2001 to 2006 population change: -6.1 %)
  • Population in 2001: 1411
  • Population in 1996: 1507
  • Population in 1991: 1452

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 533 (total dwellings: 564)

Mother tongue:[5]

  • English as first language: 0.7%
  • French as first language: 94.4%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 4.9%
Countryside outside Lorrainville

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 286579 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec ‹See Tfd›(in French)
  2. ^ a b "Lorrainville". Répertoire des municipalités (in French). Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire. Retrieved 2010-12-30.
  3. ^ a b "Lorrainville census profile". 2011 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2010-12-30.
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census, and Population and dwelling count amendments
  5. ^ "Lorrainville community profile". 2006 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2010-12-30.