East Bolton

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East Bolton (French: Bolton-Est) is a municipality of about 1,000 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)
 • Land79.39 km2 (30.65 sq mi)
Population
 • Total1,108
 • Density14/km2 (40/sq mi)
 • Pop 2016-2021
Increase 17.9%
 • Dwellings
856
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)450 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 (%)
2021 1,108   17,9%
2016 940   3.3%
2011 910   29.3%
2006 704   1.0%
2001 697   7.1%
1996 651   9.4%
1991 595 N/A

LanguageEdit

Mother tongue (2021)[4]

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 790 71.2%
English only 265 23.9%
Non-official language 30 2.7%
English & French 20 1.8%
English and non-official language 5 0.5%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Reference number 6789 in Banque de noms de lieux du Québec". toponymie.gouv.qc.ca (in French). Commission de toponymie du Québec.
  2. ^ a b Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire: Bolton-Est
  3. ^ Parliament of Canada Federal Riding History: BROME--MISSISQUOI (Quebec)
  4. ^ a b c 2021 Statistics Canada Census Profile: Bolton-Est, Quebec
  5. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011, 2016, 2021 census

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