Melbourne, Quebec

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Melbourne
Town hall
Town hall
Location within Le Val-Saint-François RCM
Location within Le Val-Saint-François RCM
Melbourne is located in Southern Quebec
Melbourne
Melbourne
Location in southern Quebec
Coordinates: 45°35′N 72°10′W / 45.58°N 72.17°W / 45.58; -72.17Coordinates: 45°35′N 72°10′W / 45.58°N 72.17°W / 45.58; -72.17[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionEstrie
RCMLe Val-Saint-François
ConstitutedJuly 1, 1855
Government
 • MayorJames Johnston
 • Federal ridingRichmond—Arthabaska
 • Prov. ridingRichmond
Area
 • Total173.70 km2 (67.07 sq mi)
 • Land174.06 km2 (67.20 sq mi)
 There is an apparent contradiction between two authoritative sources
Population
 (2016)[3]
 • Total1,063
 • Density6.1/km2 (16/sq mi)
 • Pop 2011-2016
Increase 8.6%
 • Dwellings
504
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code819
Highways
A-55

Route 116
Route 243
Websitewww.melbournecanton.ca

Melbourne is a township municipality located in Le Val-Saint-François Regional County Municipality in the Estrie region of Quebec, Canada.

Demographics[edit]

Historical Census Data - Melbourne, Quebec[4]
YearPop.±%
1991 1,055—    
1996 977−7.4%
2001 951−2.7%
2006 1,095+15.1%
2011 1,004−8.3%
2016 1,063+5.9%

In the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Melbourne had a population of 1,096 living in 439 of its 494 total private dwellings, a change of 3.1% from its 2016 population of 1,063. With a land area of 173.93 km2 (67.15 sq mi), it had a population density of 6.3/km2 (16.3/sq mi) in 2021.[5]

Mother tongue (2011)[6]

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 690 68.0%
English only 280 27.6%
English and French 15 1.5%
Non-official languages 15 1.5%
French and non-official language 5 0.5%
English and non-official language 5 0.5%
English, French and non-official language 5 0.5%
Upper Melbourne 1910

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Reference number 40419 in Banque de noms de lieux du Québec". toponymie.gouv.qc.ca (in French). Commission de toponymie du Québec.
  2. ^ a b "Geographic code 42075 in the official Répertoire des municipalités". www.mamh.gouv.qc.ca (in French). Ministère des Affaires municipales et de l'Habitation.
  3. ^ a b "Census Profile, 2016 Census - Melbourne, Canton (Municipalité de) [Census subdivision], Quebec and Saint-Raymond [Population centre], Quebec". 8 February 2017.
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011, 2016 census
  5. ^ "Population and dwelling counts: Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), Quebec". Statistics Canada. February 9, 2022. Retrieved August 28, 2022.
  6. ^ "(Code 2442075) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.

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