Durham-Sud, also known as South Durham, is a small farming community in the Eastern Townships of Quebec, west of Richmond and south of Drummondville. The population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 1,008.
Location within Drummond RCM
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|Constituted||November 1, 1975|
|• Mayor||Michel Noël|
|• Federal riding||Drummond|
|• Prov. riding||Johnson|
|• Total||92.70 km2 (35.79 sq mi)|
|• Land||93.43 km2 (36.07 sq mi)|
|There is an apparent contradiction between two authoritative sources.|
|• Density||10.8/km2 (28/sq mi)|
|• Pop 2006-2011||1.0%|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
Early settlers of the area were Scottish and Irish immigrants who arrived mostly in the 18th and 19th century and found the area to be good for farming. Today the community is predominantly francophone.
Éphrem-A. Brisebois was born here in 1850.
Mother tongue (2011)
|English and French||10||1.0%|
- Reference number 19913 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
- Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire: Durham-Sud
- Parliament of Canada Federal Riding History: DRUMMOND (Quebec)
- 2011 Statistics Canada Census Profile: Durham-Sud, Quebec
- Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census