Sainte-Sophie, Quebec

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Sainte-Sophie
Municipality
Église de Sainte-Sophie, Laurentides.jpg
Official logo of Sainte-Sophie
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Location within La Rivière-du-Nord RCM
Location within La Rivière-du-Nord RCM
Ste-Sophie is located in Central Quebec
Ste-Sophie
Ste-Sophie
Location in central Quebec
Coordinates: 45°49′N 73°54′W / 45.82°N 73.9°W / 45.82; -73.9Coordinates: 45°49′N 73°54′W / 45.82°N 73.9°W / 45.82; -73.9[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Laurentides
RCM La Rivière-du-Nord
Constituted May 3, 2000
Government[2]
 • Mayor Louise Gallant
 • Federal riding Rivière-du-Nord
 • Prov. riding Rousseau
Area[2][3]
 • Total 111.50 km2 (43.05 sq mi)
 • Land 111.28 km2 (42.97 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 13,375
 • Density 120.2/km2 (311/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 29.2%
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J5J
Area code(s) 450 and 579
Highways Route 158
Route 333
Website www.stesophie.ca

Sainte-Sophie is a municipality in the Laurentides region of Quebec, Canada, part of the La Rivière-du-Nord Regional County Municipality.

History[edit]

The new Municipality of Sainte-Sophie was created on May 2, 2000, when the old Municipality of Sainte-Sophie was merged with the Village Municipality of New Glasgow.

Demographics[edit]

Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2011: 13375 (2006 to 2011 population change: 29.2%)
  • Population in 2006: 10,355 (2001 to 2006 population change: 15.5%)
  • Population in 2001: 8966
  • Population in 1996: 8691
    • Sainte-Sophie: 8534
    • New Glasgow: 157
  • Population in 1991:
    • Sainte-Sophie: 7377
    • New Glasgow: 167

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 5,162 (total dwellings: 5,437)

Education[edit]

The Commission scolaire de la Rivière-du-Nord operates French-language public schools.[5]

Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board operates English-language public schools. Schools serving the town:

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