Saint-Armand, Quebec

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Saint-Armand
St-Armand-eglise.jpg
Location within Brome-Missisquoi RCM
Location within Brome-Missisquoi RCM
St-Armand is located in Southern Quebec
St-Armand
St-Armand
Location in southern Quebec
Coordinates: 45°02′N 73°03′W / 45.033°N 73.050°W / 45.033; -73.050Coordinates: 45°02′N 73°03′W / 45.033°N 73.050°W / 45.033; -73.050[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionMontérégie
RCMBrome-Missisquoi
ConstitutedFebruary 3, 1999
Government
 • MayorRéal Pelletier
 • Federal ridingBrome—Missisquoi
 • Prov. ridingBrome-Missisquoi
Area
 • Total84.00 km2 (32.43 sq mi)
 • Land82.88 km2 (32.00 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[4]
 • Total1,248
 • Density15.1/km2 (39/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Increase 7.0%
 • Dwellings
671
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)450
Highways Route 133
Websitewww.municipalite.saint-armand.qc.ca

Saint-Armand is a municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec, located within the Brome-Missisquoi Regional County Municipality and the Eastern Townships. The population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 1,248. It is located on the Canada–United States border.

The Municipality of Saint-Armand and the Village of Philipsburg were amalgamated on February 3, 1999 to become the new Municipality of Saint-Armand.[1]

Philipsburg, first known as Missiskoui Bay, was settled in 1784 and was reportedly the first settlement in the Eastern Townships.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Population trend:[6]

Census Population Change (%)
2011 1,248 Increase 7.0%
2006 1,166 Decrease 7.7%
2001 1,263 Decrease 2.2%
Merger 1,292 (+) Increase 19.0%
1996 1,047 Increase 2.3%
1991 1,023 N/A

(+) Amalgamation of the Municipality of Saint-Armand and the Village of Philipsburg on February 3, 1999.

Language[edit]

Mother tongue language (2006)[7]

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 595 51.96%
English only 395 34.50%
Both English and French 0 0.00%
Other languages 155 13.54%

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Reference number 282909 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire: Saint-Armand
  3. ^ Parliament of Canada Federal Riding History: BROME--MISSISQUOI (Quebec)
  4. ^ a b 2011 Statistics Canada Census Profile: Saint-Armand, Quebec
  5. ^ Montgomery, George H. (1950). Missisquoi Bay (Philipsburg, Que.) (PDF). Granby, Que.: Granby Printing and Publishing Co. Ltd. Retrieved January 9, 2017.
  6. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  7. ^ 2006 Statistics Canada Community Profile: Saint-Armand, Quebec