Sainte-Florence, Quebec

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Sainte-Florence
Municipality
Ste-Florence,QC.jpg
Motto: Travail, Foi, Honneur
Location within La Matapédia RCM.
Location within La Matapédia RCM.
Sainte-Florence is located in Eastern Quebec
Sainte-Florence
Sainte-Florence
Location in eastern Quebec.
Coordinates: 48°16′N 67°14′W / 48.267°N 67.233°W / 48.267; -67.233Coordinates: 48°16′N 67°14′W / 48.267°N 67.233°W / 48.267; -67.233[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Bas-Saint-Laurent
RCM La Matapédia
Constituted April 12, 1911
Government[2]
 • Mayor Gaston Martin
 • Federal riding Haute-Gaspésie—La
Mitis—Matane—Matapédia
 • Prov. riding Matane-Matapédia
Area[2][3]
 • Total 102.60 km2 (39.61 sq mi)
 • Land 103.05 km2 (39.79 sq mi)
  There is an apparent
contradiction between two
authoritative sources
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 414
 • Density 4.0/km2 (10/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 9.6%
 • Dwellings 215
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) G0J 2M0
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Highways Route 132
Website www.sainte-florence.com

Sainte-Florence is a Canadian forestry village in the province of Quebec, located in the Matapédia Valley in the Gaspé Peninsula.

The municipality had a population of 414 as of the Canada 2011 Census.

Municipal council[edit]

  • Mayor: Réjeanne Doiron
  • Councillors: Pierrette Bérubé, Lauraine Gendron, Nelson Barrest, Henri Lafrance, Carol Poitras, France Lepage

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Canada census – Sainte-Florence, Quebec community profile
2011 2006
Population: 414 (-9.6% from 2006) 458 (-3.2% from 2001)
Land area: 103.05 km2 (39.79 sq mi) 103.05 km2 (39.79 sq mi)
Population density: 4.0/km2 (10/sq mi) 4.4/km2 (11/sq mi)
Median age: 54.0 (M: 53.5, F: 54.2) 49.7 (M: 50.7, F: 49.3)
Total private dwellings: 215 225
Median household income: $.N/A $29,649
Notes: 2011 income data suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act.
Population in 1996: 546[4] (-2.0% from 1991) - Population in 1991: 557[4] – References: 2011[3] 2006[5] earlier[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 56172 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (French)
  2. ^ a b "Sainte-Florence". Répertoire des municipalités (in French). Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire. Retrieved 2012-02-01. 
  3. ^ a b c "Sainte-Florence census profile". 2011 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-02-01.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "cp2011" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  4. ^ a b "Electronic Area Profiles". Canada 1996 Census. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2013-05-12. 
  5. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-02-01. 
  6. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.