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Memphrémagog Regional County Municipality

Memphrémagog
Regional county municipality
Location of Memphrémagog
Coordinates: [1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Estrie
Effective January 1, 1982
County seat Magog
Government[2]
 • Type Prefecture
 • Prefect Jacques Demers
Area[2][3]
 • Total 1,449.00 km2 (559.46 sq mi)
 • Land 1,320.96 km2 (510.03 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 48,551
 • Density 36.8/km2 (95/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 7.2%
 • Dwellings 28,760
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 819
Website .com memphremagog
.mrcwww

Memphrémagog is a regional county municipality in the Estrie region of Quebec, Canada.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Subdivisions 2
  • Demographics 3
    • Population 3.1
    • Language 3.2
  • Transportation 4
    • Access Routes 4.1
  • See also 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

History

After the signing of the Treaty of Paris on September 3, 1783, the American Revolutionary War ended. the state of Vermont was established in 1791. The border of Upper Canada was then defined at approximately 45 degrees north latitude.[4][5] The territory immediately adjacent to it became part of Quebec in 1848.

Subdivisions

There are 17 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

Demographics

Population

Language

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Memphrémagog Regional County Municipality, Quebec[8]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
47,940
39,455 10.7% 82.30% 7,155 8.1% 14.92% 585 80.0% 1.22% 745 24.7% 1.55%
2006
44,745
35,645 10.6% 79.66% 7,785 1.0% 17.40% 325 31.6% 0.73% 990 53.5% 2.21%
2001
41,195
32,215 10.4% 78.20% 7,860 1.9% 19.08% 475 5.5% 1.15% 645 31.6% 1.57%
1996
37,830
29,175 n/a 77.12% 7,715 n/a 20.39% 450 n/a 1.19% 490 n/a 1.30%

Transportation

Access Routes

Highways and numbered routes that run through the municipality, including external routes that start or finish at the county border:[9]

See also

References

  1. ^ Commission de toponymie du QuébecReference number 141054 of the (French)
  2. ^ a b c Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire: Memphrémagog Regional County Municipality
  3. ^ a b c 2011 Statistics Canada Census Profile: Memphrémagog Regional County Municipality, Quebec
  4. ^ Van Zandt, Franklin K. Boundaries of the United States and the Several States. Geological Survey Professional Paper 909. Washington, DC; Government Printing Office, 1976. The Standard Compilation for its subject. P. 12.
  5. ^ Parry, Clive, ed. Consolidated Treaty Series. 231 Volumes. Dobbs Ferry, New York; Oceana Publications, 1969-1981. Volume 48; pp. 481; 487; 491-492.
  6. ^ "2006 Community Profiles".  
  7. ^ "2001 Community Profiles".  
  8. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  9. ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map

External links

  • Official tourist site for Memphrémagog
  • Dix, John Ross. A hand book for Lake Memphremagog, with route list (tourist handbook from 1859). Boston : Printed by Evans & Co., 1859. Accessed July 18, 2012, in PDF format.


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