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Coteau-du-Lac is a small city in southwestern Quebec, Canada. It is on the north shore of the St. Lawrence River in the Vaudreuil-Soulanges Regional County Municipality.

Coteau-du-Lac
Coteau-du-Lac
Coteau-du-Lac
Location within Vaudreuil-Soulanges RCM
Location within Vaudreuil-Soulanges RCM
Coteau-du-Lac is located in Southern Quebec
Coteau-du-Lac
Coteau-du-Lac
Location in southern Quebec
Coordinates: 45°18′N 74°11′W / 45.3°N 74.18°W / 45.3; -74.18Coordinates: 45°18′N 74°11′W / 45.3°N 74.18°W / 45.3; -74.18[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionMontérégie
RCMVaudreuil-Soulanges
Constituted6 February 1982
Government
 • MayorAndrée Brosseau
 • Federal ridingSalaberry—Suroît
 • Prov. ridingSoulanges
Area
 • Total57.20 km2 (22.09 sq mi)
 • Land47.06 km2 (18.17 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[4]
 • Total6,842
 • Density145.4/km2 (377/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Increase 7.8%
 • Dwellings
2,631
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)450 and 579
Highways
A-20

Route 201
Route 338
Websitewww.coteau-du-lac.com

The name of the town comes from the French word Coteau which meant "slope" and from its location on the north shore of Lake Saint Francis.[5] The National Historic Site of Canada of the Coteau-du-Lac canal is the location of the first canal lock system in North America. The city has an industrial park.

The population was 6,842 as of the Canada 2011 Census.

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DemographicsEdit

PopulationEdit

Canada census – Coteau-du-Lac, Quebec community profile
2011 2006
Population: 6,842 (+7.8% from 2006) 6,346 (+13.9% from 2001)
Land area: 47.06 km2 (18.17 sq mi) 47.06 km2 (18.17 sq mi)
Population density: 145.4/km2 (377/sq mi) 134.9/km2 (349/sq mi)
Median age: 39.0 (M: 39.0, F: 38.9) 36.6 (M: 36.8, F: 36.4)
Total private dwellings: 2,631 2,407
Median household income: $71,517 $64,574
References: 2011[4] 2006[6] earlier[7]
YearPop.±%
1991 4,193—    
1996 4,960+18.3%
2001 5,573+12.4%
2006 6,346+13.9%
2011 6,842+7.8%

LanguageEdit

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Coteau-du-Lac, Quebec[8]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
6,720
6,350   6.5% 94.49% 240   71.4% 3.57% 55   22.2% 0.82% 75   16.7% 1.12%
2006
6,235
5,960   14.2% 95.59% 140   17.6% 2.25% 45   28.6% 0.72% 90   200.0% 1.44%
2001
5,455
5,220   11.2% 95.69% 170   28.6% 3.12% 35   0.0% 0.64% 30   0.0% 0.55%
1996
4,895
4,695 n/a 95.91% 135 n/a 2.76% 35 n/a 0.72% 30 n/a 0.61%
 
Town hall of Coteau-du-Lac

EducationEdit

Commission Scolaire des Trois-Lacs operates Francophone schools.[9]

  • École de Coteau-du-Lac (pavillons Académie-Wilson, de l'Éclusière, and Saint-Ignace)

Lester B. Pearson School Board operates Anglophone schools.[10]

  • Evergreen Elementary and Forest Hill Elementary (Junior Campus and Senior campus) in Saint-Lazare or Soulanges Elementary School in Saint-Télesphore

Notable peopleEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Reference number 399922 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Ministère des Affaires Municipales et Regions Quebec: Coteau-du-Lac
  3. ^ Parliament of Canada Federal Riding History: VAUDREUIL--SOULANGES (Quebec)
  4. ^ a b c "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. 5 July 2013. Retrieved 29 January 2014.
  5. ^ Parks Canada Website[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. 30 March 2011. Retrieved 18 May 2013.
  7. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. 17 February 2012.
  8. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  9. ^ "Les écoles et les centres". Commission Scolaire des Trois-Lacs. Retrieved 18 January 2013.
  10. ^ "School Board Map." Lester B. Pearson School Board. Retrieved on September 28, 2017.
  11. ^ Mailhot, Laurent (2000). "Jules Fournier". Dictionary of Canadian Biography.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Coteau-du-Lac, Quebec at Wikimedia Commons