Melbourne, Quebec

Melbourne is a township municipality located in Le Val-Saint-François Regional County Municipality in the Estrie region of Quebec, Canada.

Melbourne
Town hall
Town hall
Location within Le Val-Saint-François RCM
Location within Le Val-Saint-François RCM
Melbourne is located in Southern Quebec
Melbourne
Melbourne
Location in southern Quebec
Coordinates: 45°35′N 72°10′W / 45.58°N 72.17°W / 45.58; -72.17Coordinates: 45°35′N 72°10′W / 45.58°N 72.17°W / 45.58; -72.17[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionEstrie
RCMLe Val-Saint-François
ConstitutedJuly 1, 1855
Government
 • MayorJames Johnston
 • Federal ridingRichmond—Arthabaska
 • Prov. ridingRichmond
Area
 • Total173.70 km2 (67.07 sq mi)
 • Land174.34 km2 (67.31 sq mi)
 There is an apparent contradiction between two authoritative sources
Population
 (2011)[3]
 • Total1,004
 • Density5.8/km2 (15/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Decrease 8.3%
 • Dwellings
488
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)819
Highways
A-55

Route 116
Route 243
Websitewww.melbournecanton.ca

DemographicsEdit

PopulationEdit

YearPop.±%
1991 1,055—    
1996 977−7.4%
2001 951−2.7%
2006 1,095+15.1%
2011 1,004−8.3%

LanguageEdit

Mother tongue (2011)[3]

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 690 68.0%
English only 280 27.6%
English and French 15 1.5%
Non-official languages 15 1.5%
French and non-official language 5 0.5%
English and non-official language 5 0.5%
English, French and non-official language 5 0.5%
 
Upper Melbourne 1910

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Reference number 40419 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 42075 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b c "(Code 2442075) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census

External linksEdit