Granby, Quebec (township)

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The Township of Granby (French: Canton de Granby) was a township municipality in south-central Quebec, Canada in the La Haute-Yamaska Regional County Municipality. Its territory comprised the northern and western sections of the present-day City of Granby.

Granby (township)
former township
(Granby, Quebec)
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionMontérégie
RCMLa Haute-Yamaska
MergedJanuary 01, 2007
Electoral Districts
Federal

Shefford
ProvincialShefford
Government
 • MayorPascal Bonin
 • Federal MP(s)Robert Vincent (BQ)
 • Quebec MNA(s)François Bonnardel (ADQ)
Area
 • Land80.67 km2 (31.15 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[4]
 • Total63,433
 • Density145.6/km2 (377/sq mi)
 • Change (2001-06)
Increase3.6%
 • Dwellings
4,129
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)450
Access Routes[5] Route 137

In 2006, citizens of the City of Granby and the Township of Granby voted in referendum for the township to merge into the City of Granby. Since January 1, 2007, it is a single city.[6]

According to the Canada 2011 Census:

  • Population: 63,433

According to the Canada 2001 Census:

  • Population: 11,335
  • % Change (1996-2001): 0.6
  • Dwellings: 3,810
  • Area (km².): 80.67
  • Density (persons per km².): 140.5

CommunitiesEdit

  • Mawcook—Near Rivière Mawcook, northwestern area of the township.[7]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

Coordinates: 45°24′49.1″N 72°43′16.9″W / 45.413639°N 72.721361°W / 45.413639; -72.721361