Papineau Regional County Municipality

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Papineau
Location of Papineau
Coordinates: 45°53′N 75°03′W / 45.883°N 75.050°W / 45.883; -75.050Coordinates: 45°53′N 75°03′W / 45.883°N 75.050°W / 45.883; -75.050[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionOutaouais
EffectiveJanuary 1, 1983
County seatPapineauville
Government
 • TypePrefecture
 • PrefectM. Benoit Lauzon
Area
 • Total3,205.90 km2 (1,237.80 sq mi)
 • Land2,941.79 km2 (1,135.83 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[3]
 • Total22,832
 • Density7.8/km2 (20/sq mi)
 • Change
2011-2016
Increase 1.3%
 • Dwellings
15,893
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Area code(s)819
Websitewww.mrcpapineau.com Edit this at Wikidata

Papineau is a regional county municipality in the Outaouais region of Quebec, Canada. The seat is Papineauville.

Subdivisions[edit]

There are 24 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

Name Type Population
(2016)
Area
(km2)
Density
(inhab./km2)
Boileau Municipality 335 136.33 2.5
Bowman Municipality 658 129.30 5.1
Chénéville Municipality 764 66.76 11.4
Duhamel Municipality 430 434.57 1.0
Fassett Municipality 431 12.49 34.5
Lac-des-Plages Municipality 431 152.94 2.8
Lac-Simon Municipality 944 97.48 9.7
Lochaber Township 415 60.70 6.8
Lochaber-Partie-Ouest Township 856 57.45 14.9
Mayo Municipality 601 73.25 8.2
Montebello Municipality 983 8.62 114.0
Montpellier Municipality 985 249.14 4.0
Mulgrave-et-Derry Municipality 369 293.75 1.3
Namur Municipality 572 56.76 10.1
Notre-Dame-de-Bonsecours Municipality 301 264.97 1.1
Notre-Dame-de-la-Paix Municipality 648 106.62 6.1
Papineauville Municipality 2,101 61.33 34.3
Plaisance Municipality 1,088 36.15 30.1
Ripon Municipality 1,542 131.47 11.7
Saint-André-Avellin Municipality 3,749 137.99 27.2
Saint-Émile-de-Suffolk Municipality 477 56.68 8.4
Saint-Sixte Municipality 469 85.33 5.5
Thurso City 2,818 6.28 449.0
Val-des-bois Municipality 865 225.42 3.8
Total 22,832 2,941.79 7.8

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Papineau Regional County Municipality community profile
2016 2011
Population: 22,832 (1.3% from 2011) 22,541 (3.1% from 2006)
Land area: 2,941.79 km2 (1,135.83 sq mi) 2,941.82 km2 (1,135.84 sq mi)
Population density: 7.8/km2 (20/sq mi) 7.7/km2 (20/sq mi)
Median age: 52.1 (M: 52.2, F: 52.0) 49.9 (M: 49.8, F: 50.1)
Total private dwellings: 15,893 14,569
Median household income: $51,196 $44,308
References: 2016[4] 2011[5] earlier[6]
Historical census populations
YearPop.±%
1986 18,790—    
1991 19,526+3.9%
1996 20,308+4.0%
2001 20,367+0.3%
2006 21,863+7.3%
2011 22,541+3.1%
2016 22,832+1.3%

Mother tongue from Canada 2016 Census[3]

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 21,015 92.6%
English only 1,150 5.1%
Both English and French 250 1.1%
Other languages 270 1.19%

In 2016, the population of Papineau was 22,832 inhabitants. The population of Papineau is roughly 93% francophone and 5% anglophone.[3]

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:[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 141047 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b c Geographic code 800 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b c d "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Papineau, Municipalité régionale de comté [Census division], Quebec". Statistics Canada. Retrieved December 3, 2019.
  4. ^ "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2019-12-20.
  5. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2019-12-20.
  6. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  7. ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map

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