Val-des-Lacs, Quebec

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Val-des-Lacs
Municipality
Val-des-Lacs QC 1.JPG
Motto: Au coeur de la nature (In the heart of nature)
Location within Les Laurentides RCM
Location within Les Laurentides RCM
Val-des-Lacs is located in Central Quebec
Val-des-Lacs
Val-des-Lacs
Location in central Quebec
Coordinates: 46°11′N 74°21′W / 46.183°N 74.350°W / 46.183; -74.350Coordinates: 46°11′N 74°21′W / 46.183°N 74.350°W / 46.183; -74.350[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Laurentides
RCM Les Laurentides
Constituted February 6, 1932
Government[2]
 • Mayor Berthe Bélanger
 • Federal riding Laurentides—Labelle
 • Prov. riding Bertrand
Area[2][3]
 • Total 131.60 km2 (50.81 sq mi)
 • Land 125.44 km2 (48.43 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 721
 • Density 5.7/km2 (15/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 7.3%
 • Dwellings 805
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J0T 2P0
Area code(s) 819
Highways No major routes
Website www.municipalite.
val-des-lacs.qc.ca

Val-des-Lacs (meaning "Valley of Lakes") is a municipality in the Laurentides region of Quebec, Canada, part of the Les Laurentides Regional County Municipality.

Demographics[edit]

Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2011: 721 (2006 to 2011 population change: -7.3 %)
  • Population in 2006: 778
  • Population in 2001: 685
  • Population in 1996: 627
  • Population in 1991: 495

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 349 (total dwellings: 805)

Mother tongue:

  • English as first language: 9%
  • French as first language: 89.7%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 1.3%


Val-des-Lacs municipal hall

Education[edit]

Sainte Agathe Academy (of the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board) in Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts serves English-speaking students in this community for both elementary and secondary levels.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 64781 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 78100 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b Statistics Canada 2011 Census - Val-des-Lacs census profile
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  5. ^ "About Us." Saint Agathe Academy. Retrieved on September 4, 2017. See Elementary zone map and Secondary zone map - Note that all areas covered in the elementary map are also covered in the secondary one.

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