Sainte-Cécile-de-Whitton

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Sainte-Cécile-de-Whitton
Skyline of Sainte-Cécile-de-Whitton
Location within Le Granit RCM.
Location within Le Granit RCM.
Sainte-Cécile-de-Whitton is located in Southern Quebec
Sainte-Cécile-de-Whitton
Sainte-Cécile-de-Whitton
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°40′N 70°56′W / 45.667°N 70.933°W / 45.667; -70.933Coordinates: 45°40′N 70°56′W / 45.667°N 70.933°W / 45.667; -70.933[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionEstrie
RCMLe Granit
ConstitutedSeptember 19, 1889
Government
 • MayorDiane Turgeon
 • Federal ridingMégantic—L'Érable
 • Prov. ridingMégantic
Area
 • Total149.40 km2 (57.68 sq mi)
 • Land146.00 km2 (56.37 sq mi)
Population
 • Total892
 • Density6.1/km2 (16/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006–2011
Decrease 0.8%
 • Dwellings
438
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)819
Highways Route 263
Websitewww.stececile
dewhitton.qc.ca

Sainte-Cécile-de-Whitton is a municipality in Quebec, in the regional county municipality of Le Granit in the administrative region of Estrie. It is named after Saint Cecilia, the patron saint of musicians and Church music.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 56097 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec ‹See Tfd›(in French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 30050 in the official Répertoire des municipalités ‹See Tfd›(in French)
  3. ^ a b "(Code 2430050) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.

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