Saint-Jean-Baptiste, Quebec

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Saint-Jean-Baptiste
Skyline of Saint-Jean-Baptiste
Location within La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM
Location within La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM
Saint-Jean-Baptiste is located in Southern Quebec
Saint-Jean-Baptiste
Saint-Jean-Baptiste
Location in southern Quebec
Coordinates: 45°31′N 73°07′W / 45.517°N 73.117°W / 45.517; -73.117Coordinates: 45°31′N 73°07′W / 45.517°N 73.117°W / 45.517; -73.117[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionMontérégie
RCMLa Vallée-du-Richelieu
ConstitutedJuly 1, 1855
Government
 • MayorJacques Durand
 • Federal ridingBeloeil—Chambly
 • Prov. ridingBorduas
Area
 • Total73.00 km2 (28.19 sq mi)
 • Land72.03 km2 (27.81 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[4]
 • Total3,191
 • Density44.3/km2 (115/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Increase 5.1%
 • Dwellings
1,361
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)450 and 579
Highways Route 227
Websitewww.msjb.qc.ca

Saint-Jean-Baptiste is a municipality in the Montérégie region of the Canadian province of Quebec. The population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 3,191. It is located within La Vallée-du-Richelieu Regional County Municipality in a valley between Mont Saint-Hilaire and Mont Rougemont.

On November 4, 1998 it moved from Rouville Regional County Municipality to La Vallée-du-Richelieu Regional County Municipality.

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The South Shore Protestant Regional School Board previously served the municipality.[6]

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Mother tongue language (2006)[7]

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