Montcalm, Quebec

Montcalm is a municipality in the Les Laurentides Regional County Municipality of Quebec southeast of Mont-Tremblant. The main population centre in Montcalm is the village of Weir.

Montcalm
Weir
Weir
Location within Les Laurentides RCM
Location within Les Laurentides RCM
Montcalm is located in Central Quebec
Montcalm
Montcalm
Location in central Quebec
Coordinates: 45°58′N 74°30′W / 45.967°N 74.500°W / 45.967; -74.500Coordinates: 45°58′N 74°30′W / 45.967°N 74.500°W / 45.967; -74.500[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionLaurentides
RCMLes Laurentides
ConstitutedMarch 6, 1907
Government
 • MayorSteven Larose
 • Federal ridingLaurentides—Labelle
 • Prov. ridingArgenteuil
Area
 • Total129.30 km2 (49.92 sq mi)
 • Land117.18 km2 (45.24 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[3]
 • Total619
 • Density5.3/km2 (14/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Decrease 5.1%
 • Dwellings
663
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)819
Highways Route 327
Route 364
Websitewww.municipalite.
montcalm.qc.ca

DemographicsEdit

Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2011: 619 (2006 to 2011 population change: -5.1%)
  • Population in 2006: 652
  • Population in 2001: 534
  • Population in 1996: 449
  • Population in 1991: 369

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 308 (total dwellings: 663)

Mother tongue:

  • English as first language: 25%
  • French as first language: 73.5%
  • English and French as first language: 1.5%
  • Other as first language: 0%

WeirEdit

Weir (45°56′42″N 74°32′58″W / 45.94500°N 74.54944°W / 45.94500; -74.54944) is an unincorporated village in Montcalm, accessible via Quebec Route 364. It is home to a satellite earth station for VSNL International Canada.

Weir is named after William Alexander Weir (1858-1929), a Quebec politician and judge.[5]

EducationEdit

Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board operates English-language schools:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Reference number 274200 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 78055 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b "(Code 2478055) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  5. ^ Commission de toponymie du Quebec - Weir
  6. ^ "Arundel Elementary Zone." Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board. Retrieved on September 16, 2017.
  7. ^ "LAURENTIAN REGIONAL HS ZONE." Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board. Retrieved on September 4, 2017.

External linksEdit