Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, Quebec

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Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac
Ste-Marthe-sur-le-Lac QC.JPG
Location within Deux-Montagnes RCM
Location within Deux-Montagnes RCM
Ste-Marthe-sur-le-Lac is located in Central Quebec
Ste-Marthe-sur-le-Lac
Ste-Marthe-sur-le-Lac
Location in central Quebec
Coordinates: 45°32′N 73°56′W / 45.53°N 73.93°W / 45.53; -73.93Coordinates: 45°32′N 73°56′W / 45.53°N 73.93°W / 45.53; -73.93[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionLaurentides
RCMDeux-Montagnes
ConstitutedJanuary 1, 1960
Government
 • MayorSonia Paulus
 • Federal ridingMirabel
 • Prov. ridingMirabel
Area
 • Total12.80 km2 (4.94 sq mi)
 • Land9.31 km2 (3.59 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[4]
 • Total18,074
 • Density2,066.7/km2 (5,353/sq mi)
 • Pop 2011-2016
Increase 15.2%
 • Dwellings
6,941
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)450 and 579
Highways
A-640

Route 344
Websitewww.ville.sainte-marthe-sur-le-lac.qc.ca Edit this at Wikidata

Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac is an off-island suburb of Montreal, in the Canadian province of Quebec, in the Deux-Montagnes Regional County Municipality, 40 km from Montreal. It is crossed from east to west by Route 344, commonly known as Oka Road. The town shares its borders with Deux-Montagnes to the east, Saint-Joseph-du-Lac to the west, the Lake of Two Mountains to the south, and Saint-Eustache to the north.

It shares police, firefighters, waterworks, and other services with the city of Deux-Montagnes.

It was formerly known as a rural town in which most of its inhabitants were seasonal vacationers, but it is increasingly lived in year-round.

Demographics[edit]

Population trend:[5]

  • Population in 2016: 18,074 (2011 to 2016 population change: 15.2%)
  • Population in 2011: 15,689 (2006 to 2011 population change: 38.7%)
  • Population in 2006: 11,311 (2001 to 2006 population change: 29.4%)
  • Population in 2001: 8,742
  • Population in 1996: 8,295
  • Population in 1991: 7,410

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 6039 (total dwellings: 6167)

Mother tongue:

  • English as first language: 6.5%
  • French as first language: 89.1%
  • English and French as first language: 1.2%
  • Other as first language: 3.2%

Education[edit]

The Commission scolaire de la Seigneurie-des-Mille-Îles (CSSMI) operates Francophone schools.[6] This community has three elementary schools (Horizon-du-Lac,[7] Des-Lucioles,[8] and des Grands-Vents[9]) and one lower secondary school (École secondaire Liberté-Jeunesse). École Polyvalente Deux-Montagnes has upper secondary education. Some areas are served by École des Mésanges and Emmanuel-Chénard, both also in Deux-Montagnes, and Polyvalente Deux-Montagnes (for all secondary levels).[10]

Anglophone schools are operated by the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board, and the community is served by Lake of Two Mountains High School, in Deux-Montagnes.[11] Mountainview Elementary School and Saint Jude Elementary School, both in Deux-Montagnes, also serve this community.[12][13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 56331 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 72015 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ "(Code 2472015) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.
  4. ^ "Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, Ville [Census subdivision], Quebec and Deux-Montagnes, Municipalité régionale de comté [Census division], Quebec". Statistics Canada. Retrieved 7 February 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011, 2016 census
  6. ^ "Admission et inscription Archived 2015-01-31 at the Wayback Machine." Commission scolaire de la Seigneurie-des-Mille-Iles. Retrieved on December 7, 2014. "La Commission scolaire de la Seigneurie-des-Mille-Iles (CSSMI) offre ses services aux résidents des municipalités de : Blainville, Boisbriand, Bois-des-Filion, Deux-Montagnes, Lorraine, Mirabel (Saint-Augustin, Saint-Benoît, Sainte-Scholastique et secteur du Domaine-Vert), Oka, Pointe-Calumet, Rosemère, Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines, Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, Sainte-Thérèse, Saint-Eustache, Saint-Joseph-du-Lac, Saint-Placide et Terrebonne Ouest."
  7. ^ "Horizon-du-Lac." Commission scolaire de la Seigneurie-des-Mille-Îles. Retrieved on September 20, 2017.
  8. ^ "des-Lucioles." Commission scolaire de la Seigneurie-des-Mille-Îles. Retrieved on September 20, 2017.
  9. ^ "des-Grands-Vents." Commission scolaire de la Seigneurie-des-Mille-Îles. Retrieved on September 20, 2017.
  10. ^ "Répertoire des aires de desserte par ville 2017 - 2018 (Généré le 20/9/2017) Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac." Commission scolaire de la Seigneurie-des-Mille-Iles. Retrieved on September 20, 2017.
  11. ^ "Overview." Lake of Two Mountains High School. Retrieved on December 8, 2014.
  12. ^ "Mountainview Elementary Zone." Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board. Retrieved on December 8, 2014.
  13. ^ "Saint Jude Elementary School Zone Map." Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board. Retrieved on December 8, 2014.

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