Sainte-Béatrix, Quebec

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Sainte-Béatrix
Sainte-Béatrix.jpg
Location within Matawinie RCM
Location within Matawinie RCM
Sainte-Béatrix is located in Central Quebec
Sainte-Béatrix
Sainte-Béatrix
Location in central Quebec
Coordinates: 46°12′N 73°37′W / 46.200°N 73.617°W / 46.200; -73.617Coordinates: 46°12′N 73°37′W / 46.200°N 73.617°W / 46.200; -73.617[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionLanaudière
RCMMatawinie
ConstitutedMay 11, 1864
Government
 • MayorSerge Perrault
 • Federal ridingJoliette
 • Prov. ridingBerthier
Area
 • Total83.70 km2 (32.32 sq mi)
 • Land84.00 km2 (32.43 sq mi)
 There is an apparent
contradiction between two
authoritative sources
Population
 (2011)[3]
 • Total1,849
 • Density22.0/km2 (57/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Increase 3.4%
 • Dwellings
1,194
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)450 and 579
Highways Route 337
Websitewww.sainte-beatrix.com

Sainte-Béatrix is a municipality in the Lanaudière region of Quebec, Canada, part of the Matawinie Regional County Municipality.

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical Census Data - Sainte-Béatrix, Quebec[4]
YearPop.±%
1991 1,421—    
1996 1,617+13.8%
YearPop.±%
2001 1,608−0.6%
2006 1,788+11.2%
YearPop.±%
2011 1,849+3.4%

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 852 (total dwellings: 1194)

Language[edit]

Mother tongue:[5]

  • English as first language: 0.9%
  • French as first language: 96.8%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 2.3%

Education[edit]

Commission scolaire des Samares operates francophone public schools, including:

  • École Panet[6]

The Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board operates anglophone public schools, including:

Notable people[edit]

Canadian artist Céline Boucher was born in Sainte-Béatrix.[9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 279287 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 62020 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b Statistics Canada 2011 Census - Sainte-Béatrix census profile
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  5. ^ Statistics Canada 2006 Census - Sainte-Béatrix community profile
  6. ^ "Panet." Commission scolaire des Samares. Retrieved on September 23, 2017.
  7. ^ "JOLIETTE ELEMENTARY ZONE." Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board. Retrieved on September 17, 2017.
  8. ^ "Joliette High School Zone Sec 1-5." Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board. Retrieved on September 5, 2017.
  9. ^ "Boucher, Céline". Collections. Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec. Retrieved 14 December 2018.