Stratford, Quebec

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Stratford
Township municipality
Location within Le Granit RCM.
Location within Le Granit RCM.
Stratford is located in Southern Quebec
Stratford
Stratford
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°47′N 71°17′W / 45.783°N 71.283°W / 45.783; -71.283Coordinates: 45°47′N 71°17′W / 45.783°N 71.283°W / 45.783; -71.283[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Estrie
RCM Le Granit
Constituted January 1, 1874
Named for Stratford-upon-Avon[1]
Government[2]
 • Mayor Jacques Fontaine
 • Federal riding Mégantic—L'Érable
 • Prov. riding Mégantic
Area[2][3]
 • Total 139.50 km2 (53.86 sq mi)
 • Land 120.45 km2 (46.51 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 1,062
 • Density 8.8/km2 (23/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 2.2%
 • Dwellings 913
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) G0Y 1P0
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Highways Route 161
Website www.munstratford.qc.ca

Stratford is a township municipality in Le Granit Regional County Municipality in the Estrie region in Quebec, Canada. Its population in the Canada 2011 Census was 1,062.

The population is almost entirely francophone.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Canada census – Stratford, Quebec community profile
2011 2006
Population: 1,062 (-2.2% from 2006) 1,086 (+24.4% from 2001)
Land area: 120.45 km2 (46.51 sq mi) 120.18 km2 (46.40 sq mi)
Population density: 8.8/km2 (23/sq mi) 9.0/km2 (23/sq mi)
Median age: 55.3 (M: 55.5, F: 55.1) 51.4 (M: 51.6, F: 51.3)
Total private dwellings: 913 914
Median household income: $51,204 $39,708
Notes: Population in 1996: 786[5] (+0.1% from 1991) - Population in 1991: 785[5] – References: 2011[3] 2006[6] earlier[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Reference number 60899 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 30110 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (French)
  3. ^ a b c "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-01-28.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "cp2011" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page). Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "cp2011" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  4. ^ 2006 Census, Statistics Canada, accessed 2012-04-16.
  5. ^ a b "Electronic Area Profiles". Canada 1996 Census. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2013-05-11. 
  6. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-18. 
  7. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.