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L'Ascension-de-Notre-Seigneur, Quebec

L'Ascension-de-Notre-Seigneur is a parish municipality in Quebec, Canada, located within the regional county municipality of Lac-Saint-Jean-Est in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region. Its name is French for "the Ascension of Our Lord".

L'Ascension-de-Notre-Seigneur
Location of L'Ascension-de-Notre-Seigneur
L'Ascension-de-Notre-Seigneur is located in Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec
L'Ascension-de-Notre-Seigneur
L'Ascension-de-Notre-Seigneur
Location in Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Quebec.
Coordinates: 48°42′N 71°41′W / 48.700°N 71.683°W / 48.700; -71.683Coordinates: 48°42′N 71°41′W / 48.700°N 71.683°W / 48.700; -71.683[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionSaguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
RCMLac-Saint-Jean-Est
Settled1896
ConstitutedFebruary 25, 1919
Government
 • MayorLouis Ouellet
 • Federal ridingRoberval—Lac-Saint-Jean
 • Prov. ridingLac-Saint-Jean
Area
 • Total132.50 km2 (51.16 sq mi)
 • Land132.32 km2 (51.09 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[3]
 • Total1,983
 • Density15.0/km2 (39/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Increase 0.4%
 • Dwellings
922
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)418 and 581
HighwaysNo major routes
Websitewww.ville.ascension.qc.ca

The municipality had a population of 1,983 in the Canada 2011 Census.

HistoryEdit

The area opened for colonization in 1896 and on June 8, 1916, the parish was formed. In 1919, the place was incorporated, taking the name of the parish.[1]

DemographicsEdit

Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2011: 1983 (2006 to 2011 population change: 0.4%)
  • Population in 2006: 1976
  • Population in 2001: 1933
  • Population in 1996: 1867
  • Population in 1991: 1823

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 770 (total dwellings: 922)

Mother tongue:[5]

  • English as first language: 0%
  • French as first language: 100%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 0%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "L'Ascension-de-Notre-Seigneur (Municipalité de paroisse)" (in French). Commission de toponymie du Québec. Retrieved 2010-11-11.
  2. ^ a b Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire - Répertoire des municipalités: L'Ascension-de-Notre-Seigneur
  3. ^ a b Canada 2011 Census Census Profiles: L'Ascension-de-Notre-Seigneur. Statistics Canada.
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  5. ^ Canada 2006 Census Community Profiles: L'Ascension-de-Notre-Seigneur. Statistics Canada.

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