Pointe-Lebel, Quebec

Pointe-Lebel is a village municipality in the Côte-Nord region of Quebec, Canada. Its territory makes up the western half of the Manicouagan Peninsula between the mouths of the Outardes and Manicouagan Rivers.

Pointe-Lebel
Pointe-Lebel is located in Côte-Nord region, Quebec
Pointe-Lebel
Pointe-Lebel
Location in Côte-Nord region of Quebec.
Coordinates: 49°10′N 68°12′W / 49.167°N 68.200°W / 49.167; -68.200Coordinates: 49°10′N 68°12′W / 49.167°N 68.200°W / 49.167; -68.200[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionCôte-Nord
RCMManicouagan
ConstitutedJanuary 1, 1964
Government
 • MayorGhislain Beaudin
 • Federal ridingManicouagan
 • Prov. ridingRené-Lévesque
Area
 • Total121.30 km2 (46.83 sq mi)
 • Land84.79 km2 (32.74 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[3]
 • Total1,973
 • Density23.3/km2 (60/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Increase 0.8%
 • Dwellings
928
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)418 and 581
Highways Route 138
Websitewww.pointe-lebel.com

DemographicsEdit

Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2011: 1973 (2006 to 2011 population change: 0.8%)
  • Population in 2006: 1958
  • Population in 2001: 1931
  • Population in 1996: 2011
  • Population in 1991: 1818

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 854 (total dwellings: 928)

Mother tongue:

  • English as first language: 0.5%
  • French as first language: 98.0%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 1.5%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Reference number 50165 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire - Répertoire des municipalités: Pointe-Lebel
  3. ^ a b Statistics Canada 2011 Census - Pointe-Lebel census profile
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census