Sainte-Thérèse-de-la-Gatineau, Quebec

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Sainte-Thérèse-de-la-Gatineau
Municipality
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Ste-Thérèse-de-la-Gatineau is located in Western Quebec
Ste-Thérèse-de-la-Gatineau
Ste-Thérèse-
de-la-Gatineau
Location in western Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°18′N 75°52′W / 46.300°N 75.867°W / 46.300; -75.867Coordinates: 46°18′N 75°52′W / 46.300°N 75.867°W / 46.300; -75.867[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Outaouais
RCM La Vallée-de-la-Gatineau
Constituted January 1, 1946
Government[2]
 • Mayor Roch Carpentier
 • Federal riding Pontiac
 • Prov. riding Gatineau
Area[2][3]
 • Total 79.40 km2 (30.66 sq mi)
 • Land 61.39 km2 (23.70 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 526
 • Density 8.6/km2 (22/sq mi)
 • Pop (2006–11) Increase 57.0%
 • Dwellings 443
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J0X 2X0
Area code(s) 819
Website www.ste-theresehg.ca

Sainte-Thérèse-de-la-Gatineau is a municipality in the Outaouais region of Quebec, Canada. Located between the Gatineau River and Thirty-One Mile Lake, it is the smallest municipality in terms of population in the La Vallée-de-la-Gatineau Regional County Municipality, Quebec.

It takes its name from the Sainte-Thérèse-de-l'Enfant-Jésus Parish, formed in 1934, which in turn was named after Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus (1873–1897).[4]

Demographics[edit]

Population trend:[5]

  • Population in 2011: 526 (57.0% increase from 2006)
  • Population in 2006: 335 (11.1% decrease from 2001)
  • Population in 2001: 377
  • Population in 1996: 411
  • Population in 1991: 380

Private dwellings (occupied by usual residents): 236

Languages:

  • French as first language: 100%

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