Shefford, Quebec

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Shefford
The welcome sign of Shefford's township
The welcome sign of Shefford's township
Location within La Haute-Yamaska RCM
Location within La Haute-Yamaska RCM
Shefford is located in Southern Quebec
Shefford
Shefford
Location in southern Quebec
Coordinates: 45°21′N 72°34′W / 45.350°N 72.567°W / 45.350; -72.567Coordinates: 45°21′N 72°34′W / 45.350°N 72.567°W / 45.350; -72.567[1]
CountryCanada
ProvinceQuebec
RegionMontérégie
RCMLa Haute-Yamaska
ConstitutedJuly 1, 1855
Named forShefford, Bedfordshire[1]
Government
 • MayorÉric Chagnon
 • Federal ridingShefford
 • Prov. ridingBrome-Missisquoi
Area
 • Total119.30 km2 (46.06 sq mi)
 • Land118.35 km2 (45.70 sq mi)
Population
 • Total6,711
 • Density56.7/km2 (147/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Increase 13.0%
 • Dwellings
2,762
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)450 and 579
Highways
A-10

Route 112
Route 241
Route 243
Websitewww.cantonshefford.qc.ca Edit this at Wikidata

Shefford is a township municipality located in the province of Quebec. It is part of the Haute-Yamaska Regional County Municipality in the administrative area of Montérégie. The population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 6,711. The township completely encircles the city of Waterloo.

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Population trend:[5]

Census Population Change (%)
2011 6,711 Increase 13.0%
2006 5,941 Increase 15.7%
2001 5,133 Increase 14.2%
1996 4,496 Increase 22.6%
1991 3,667 N/A

Language[edit]

Mother tongue language (2006)[6]

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 5,345 90.13%
English only 450 7.59%
Both English and French 55 0.93%
Other languages 80 1.35%


Mont Shefford

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