La Conception, Quebec

La Conception is a village and municipality in the Laurentides region of Quebec, Canada, part of the Les Laurentides Regional County Municipality.

La Conception
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Location within Les Laurentides RCM.
Location within Les Laurentides RCM.
La Conception is located in Central Quebec
La Conception
La Conception
Location in central Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°09′N 74°42′W / 46.150°N 74.700°W / 46.150; -74.700Coordinates: 46°09′N 74°42′W / 46.150°N 74.700°W / 46.150; -74.700[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionLaurentides
RCMLes Laurentides
ConstitutedJanuary 1, 1882
Government
 • MayorMaurice Plouffe
 • Federal ridingLaurentides—Labelle
 • Prov. ridingLabelle
Area
 • Total140.50 km2 (54.25 sq mi)
 • Land129.36 km2 (49.95 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[3]
 • Total1,287
 • Density9.9/km2 (26/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Increase 0.3%
 • Dwellings
1,115
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)819
Highways Route 117 (TCH)
Websitewww.municipalite
.laconception.qc.ca

DemographicsEdit

Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2011: 1287 (2006 to 2011 population change: 0.3%)
  • Population in 2006: 1283
  • Population in 2001: 1050
  • Population in 1996: 917
  • Population in 1991: 695

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 593 (total dwellings: 1115)

Mother tongue:

  • English as first language: 3.5%
  • French as first language: 93%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 3.5%

EducationEdit

Sainte Agathe Academy (of the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board) in Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts serves English-speaking students in this community for both elementary and secondary levels.[5]

Notable PeopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Reference number 33244 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 78115 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b "(Code 2478115) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  5. ^ "About Us." Saint Agathe Academy. Retrieved on September 4, 2017. See Elementary zone map and Secondary zone map - Note that all areas covered in the elementary map are also covered in the secondary one.