La Région-Sherbrookoise Regional County Municipality

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La Région-Sherbrookoise
Regional county municipality
Coordinates: 45°25′N 71°54′W / 45.417°N 71.900°W / 45.417; -71.900Coordinates: 45°25′N 71°54′W / 45.417°N 71.900°W / 45.417; -71.900[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Estrie
Effective January 1982[1]
Dissolved December 31, 2001
County seat Sherbrooke
Government
 • Type Prefecture
Area[1][2]
 • Total 429 km2 (166 sq mi)
 • Land 423.57 km2 (163.54 sq mi)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 141,212
 • Density 333.4/km2 (864/sq mi)
 • Change (1996–2001) Increase2.8%
 • Dwellings 66,818
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 819

La Région-Sherbrookoise was a former regional county municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec. Prior to September 12, 1998 it was known as Sherbrooke Regional County Municipality.[3]

It ceased to exist when most of it amalgamated into the expanded city of Sherbrooke on January 1, 2002.

La Région-Sherbrookoise RCM consisted of:

On January 1, 2002, all of the above except Waterville amalgamated into the newly expanded City of Sherbooke, as part of the 2001–2002 municipal reorganization in Quebec. Waterville remained independent and moved to Coaticook Regional County Municipality.

The City of Bromptonville and the Township of Brompton joined Sherbrooke Regional County Municipality on June 12, 1996; prior to that date, they had both been part of Le Val-Saint-François Regional County Municipality. The two of them merged to become the new City of Bromptonville on December 30, 1998; that city merged into the new City of Sherbrooke on January 1, 2002 and became the borough of Brompton (however, a part of the former city was annexed to Stoke instead).

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