Beauharnois-Salaberry Regional County Municipality

Beauharnois-Salaberry is a regional county municipality in the Montérégie region of Quebec, Canada. Its seat is Beauharnois.[2]

Beauharnois-Salaberry
Location in province of Quebec
Location in province of Quebec
Coordinates: 45°19′N 73°56′W / 45.32°N 73.93°W / 45.32; -73.93Coordinates: 45°19′N 73°56′W / 45.32°N 73.93°W / 45.32; -73.93[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionMontérégie
EffectiveJanuary 1, 1982
County seat[2]Beauharnois
Government
 • TypePrefecture
 • PrefectYves Daoust
Area
 • Total523.10 km2 (201.97 sq mi)
 • Land471.26 km2 (181.95 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[3]
 • Total64,320
 • Density136.5/km2 (354/sq mi)
 • Change
2011–2016
Increase 3.8%
 • Dwellings
30,151
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Area code(s)450 and 579
Websitewww.mrc-beauharnois-salaberry.com

HistoryEdit

The RCM was formed by combining the historic counties of Beauharnois and Châteauguay.

SubdivisionsEdit

There are 7 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

Cities & Towns (2)
Municipalities (4)
Parishes (1)

DemographicsEdit

Historical Census Data – Beauharnois-Salaberry Regional County Municipality, Quebec
YearPop.±%
1991 59,785—    
1996 59,769−0.0%
2001 59,137−1.1%
2006 60,802+2.8%
2011 61,950+1.9%
2016 64,320+3.8%
[4][5][3]
Canada census – Beauharnois-Salaberry Regional County Municipality community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population: 64,320 (+3.8% from 2011) 61,950 (+1.9% from 2006) 60,802 (+2.8% from 2001)
Land area: 471.26 km2 (181.95 sq mi) 470.68 km2 (181.73 sq mi) 470.68 km2 (181.73 sq mi)
Population density: 136.5/km2 (354/sq mi) 131.6/km2 (341/sq mi) 129.2/km2 (335/sq mi)
Median age: 46.5 (M: 44.7, F: 48.2) 46.1 (M: 44.6, F: 47.4) 43.9 (M: 42.6, F: 45.1)
Total private dwellings: 30,151 28,829 27,158
Median household income: $54,509 $48,621 $43,719
References: 2016[6] 2011[7] 2006[8] earlier[9]

LanguageEdit

Canada Census Mother Tongue – Beauharnois-Salaberry Regional County Municipality[4][5][3]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2016
63,060
59,430   2.5% 94.2% 1,925   6.5% 3.3% 595   7.8% 0.9% 985   61.5% 1.6%
2011
61,180
58,000   2.6% 94.80% 1,925   13.6% 3.15% 645   84.3% 1.05% 610   25.6% 1.00%
2006
59,405
56,540   2.1% 95.18% 1,695   4.8% 2.85% 350   14.6% 0.59% 820   60.8% 1.38%
2001
58,060
55,360   1.7% 95.35% 1,780   13.4% 3.07% 410   14.6% 0.71% 510   20.0% 0.88%
1996
58,790
56,315 n/a 64.04% 1,570 n/a 32.24% 480 n/a 1.50% 425 n/a 2.23%

TransportationEdit

Access routesEdit

Highways and numbered routes that run through the municipality, including external routes that start or finish at the county border:[10]

AttractionsEdit

Protected areas:

  • Îles-de-Paix National Fauna Reserve
  • Îles-de-Saint-Timothée Regional Park

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Reference number 141118 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b c d e Geographic code 700 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b c d "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Beauharnois-Salaberry, Municipalité régionale de comté [Census division], Quebec". Statistics Canada. Retrieved November 26, 2019.
  4. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  5. ^ a b "(Code 2470) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.
  6. ^ "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2019-11-26.
  7. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-01-27.
  8. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2013-05-11.
  9. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  10. ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map

External linksEdit