Saint-Faustin–Lac-Carré, Quebec

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Saint-Faustin–Lac-Carré
Municipality
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Location within Les Laurentides RCM.
Location within Les Laurentides RCM.
Saint-Faustin–Lac-Carré is located in Central Quebec
Saint-Faustin–Lac-Carré
Saint-Faustin–Lac-Carré
Location in central Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°07′N 74°29′W / 46.117°N 74.483°W / 46.117; -74.483Coordinates: 46°07′N 74°29′W / 46.117°N 74.483°W / 46.117; -74.483[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Laurentides
RCM Les Laurentides
Constituted January 3, 1996
Government[2]
 • Mayor Pierre Poirier
 • Federal riding Laurentides—Labelle
 • Prov. riding Labelle
Area[2][3]
 • Total 129.30 km2 (49.92 sq mi)
 • Land 121.28 km2 (46.83 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 3,467
 • Density 28.6/km2 (74/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 16.1%
 • Dwellings 2,407
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J0T 2G0
Area code(s) 819
Highways Route 117 (TCH)
Website www.municipalite.
stfaustin.qc.ca

Saint-Faustin–Lac-Carré (French pronunciation: ​[sɛ̃ fostɛ̃ lak kaʁe]) is a municipality in the Laurentides region of Quebec, Canada, part of the Les Laurentides Regional County Municipality.

Demographics[edit]

Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2011: 3467 (2006 to 2011 population change: 16.1%)
  • Population in 2006: 2985
  • Population in 2001: 2790
  • Population in 1996: 2470
    • Lac-Carré: 861
    • Saint-Faustin: 1609
  • Population in 1991:
    • Lac-Carré: 801
    • Saint-Faustin: 1410

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 1558 (total dwellings: 2407)

Mother tongue:

  • English as first language: 15.5%
  • French as first language: 80.9%
  • English and French as first language: 0.8%
  • Other as first language: 3.7%

Education[edit]

Sainte Agathe Academy (of the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board) in Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts serves English-speaking students in this community for both elementary and secondary levels.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 312947 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 78047 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b "(Code 2478047) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012. 
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  5. ^ "About Us." Saint Agathe Academy. Retrieved on September 4, 2017. See Elementary zone map and Secondary zone map - Note that all areas covered in the elementary map are also covered in the secondary one.