East Bolton, Quebec

East Bolton (French: Bolton-Est) is a municipality of about 900 people, part of the Memphrémagog Regional County Municipality in the Estrie region of Quebec, Canada.

East Bolton

Bolton-Est
Town hall
Town hall
Location within Memphrémagog RCM
Location within Memphrémagog RCM
East Bolton is located in Southern Quebec
East Bolton
East Bolton
Location in southern Quebec
Coordinates: 45°12′N 72°21′W / 45.2°N 72.35°W / 45.2; -72.35Coordinates: 45°12′N 72°21′W / 45.2°N 72.35°W / 45.2; -72.35[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionEstrie
RCMMemphrémagog
ConstitutedDecember 28, 1876
Government
 • MayorRoyal Dupuis
 • Federal ridingBrome—Missisquoi
 • Prov. ridingOrford
Area
 • Total81.60 km2 (31.51 sq mi)
 • Land79.90 km2 (30.85 sq mi)
Population
 • Total910
 • Density11.4/km2 (30/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Increase 29.3%
 • Dwellings
767
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code450 and 579
Highways Route 243
Route 245
Websitewww.boltonest.ca Edit this at Wikidata

It is the birthplace of Reginald Fessenden, radio pioneer who invented amplitude modulation (AM).

DemographicsEdit

PopulationEdit

Population trend:[5]

Census Population Change (%)
2011 910   29.3%
2006 704   1.0%
2001 697   7.1%
1996 651   9.4%
1991 595 N/A

LanguageEdit

Mother tongue (2011)[4]

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 550 60.4%
English only 325 35.7%
Non-official language 25 2.7%
English & French 5 0.6%
English, French and non-official language 5 0.6%

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