Scotstown, Quebec

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Scotstown
Skyline of Scotstown
Location within Le Haut-Saint-François RCM
Location within Le Haut-Saint-François RCM
Scotstown is located in Southern Quebec
Scotstown
Scotstown
Location in southern Quebec
Coordinates: 45°32′N 71°17′W / 45.53°N 71.28°W / 45.53; -71.28Coordinates: 45°32′N 71°17′W / 45.53°N 71.28°W / 45.53; -71.28[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionEstrie
RCMLe Haut-Saint-François
ConstitutedJune 24, 1892
Government
 • MayorChantal Ouellet
 • Federal ridingCompton—Stanstead
 • Prov. ridingMégantic
Area
 • Total12.00 km2 (4.63 sq mi)
 • Land11.50 km2 (4.44 sq mi)
Population
 • Total547
 • Density47.6/km2 (123/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Decrease 7.0%
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)819
Highways Route 214
Route 257
Websitewww.scotstown-hsf.com

Scotstown is a city in Le Haut-Saint-François Regional County Municipality in the Estrie region of Quebec, Canada. Its population in the Canada 2011 Census was 547.

The town is renown for its multiple legends, carried by the first settlers who emigrated from Scotland.


Notable people

References

  1. ^ Reference number 58827 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 41080 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b "(Code 2441080) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.
  4. ^ Stephen Hume, "Cromie, Robert James", in Dictionary of Canadian Biography, vol. 16, University of Toronto/Université Laval, 2003–. Retrieved 20 July 2016.

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