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L'Île-Dorval, Quebec

Dorval Island as painted by Frances Anne Hopkins, 1866.
Dorval Island as painted by Frances Anne Hopkins, 1866.
Montreal and surrounding islands with L'Île-Dorval shown in red.
Montreal and surrounding islands with L'Île-Dorval shown in red.
L'Île-Dorval is located in Southern Quebec
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: [1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Montreal
RCM None
Constituted January 1, 2006
 • Mayor Gisèle Chapleau
 • Federal riding Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine
 • Prov. riding Marquette
 • Total 0.20 km2 (0.08 sq mi)
 • Land 0.18 km2 (0.07 sq mi)
Population (2011)[4]
 • Total 5
 • Density 27.7/km2 (72/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 N/A
 • Dwellings 59
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) H9S 5W4
Area code(s) 514 and 438
Website .caliledorvalisland

L'Île-Dorval is a city and an island in southwestern Quebec, Canada, in Lac Saint-Louis off the Island of Montreal. It lies a short distance offshore from the city of Dorval and is connected with a seasonal ferry service.

A cottaging spot, it had only 5 permanent residents as of the Canada 2011 Census, making it the smallest municipality in Canada both in area and population. In the 2001 census the official population had dropped to zero, according to Statistics Canada. However, because not only permanent residents but also property owners are eligible to vote in municipal elections in Québec, there were 50 registered voters in 2004.

On January 1, 2002, as part of the Montreal to become part of the borough of Dorval–L'Île-Dorval. After a change of government and a 2004 referendum it became independent once again, effective January 1, 2006.

See also


  1. ^ Commission de toponymie du QuébecReference number 388465 of the (French)
  2. ^ a b Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire: L'Île-Dorval
  3. ^ Parliament of Canada Federal Riding History: NOTRE-DAME-DE-GRÂCE--LACHINE (Quebec)
  4. ^ a b 2011 Statistics Canada Census Profile: L'Île-Dorval, Quebec

External links

  • Voting right in Québec; Directeur général des élections du Québec
  • Results of June 20, 2004 municipal referendums; Directeur général des élections du Québec

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