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Rivière-Beaudette is a municipality of Quebec, Canada, located in the southwest corner of the Vaudreuil-Soulanges Regional County Municipality on the border with Ontario along the Saint Lawrence River. The population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 1,885.

Rivière-Beaudette
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Location within Vaudreuil-Soulanges RCM.
Location within Vaudreuil-Soulanges RCM.
Rivière-Beaudette is located in Southern Quebec
Rivière-Beaudette
Rivière-Beaudette
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°14′N 74°20′W / 45.233°N 74.333°W / 45.233; -74.333Coordinates: 45°14′N 74°20′W / 45.233°N 74.333°W / 45.233; -74.333[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionMontérégie
RCMVaudreuil-Soulanges
ConstitutedJanuary 17, 1990
Government
 • MayorPatrick Bousez
 • Federal ridingSalaberry—Suroît
 • Prov. ridingSoulanges
Area
 • Total25.30 km2 (9.77 sq mi)
 • Land18.51 km2 (7.15 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[4]
 • Total1,885
 • Density101.9/km2 (264/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Increase 9.6%
 • Dwellings
894
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)450 and 579
Highways
A-20

Route 325
Route 338
Websitewww.riviere-beaudette.com

The area is primarily made up of farmland with residential development along the St. Lawrence River.

DemographicsEdit

PopulationEdit

Canada census – Rivière-Beaudette, Quebec community profile
2011 2006
Population: 1,885 (+9.6% from 2006) 1,720 (+17.5% from 2001)
Land area: 18.51 km2 (7.15 sq mi) 18.47 km2 (7.13 sq mi)
Population density: 101.9/km2 (264/sq mi) 93.1/km2 (241/sq mi)
Median age: 43.5 (M: 44.3, F: 41.8) 43.2 (M: 43.8, F: 42.9)
Total private dwellings: 894 814
Median household income: $63,336 $40,777
References: 2011[4] 2006[5] earlier[6]
YearPop.±%
1991 1,292—    
1996 1,381+6.9%
YearPop.±%
2001 1,464+6.0%
2006 1,720+17.5%
YearPop.±%
2011 1,885+9.6%

LanguageEdit

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Rivière-Beaudette, Quebec[7]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
1,860
1,600   8.1% 86.02% 170   10.5% 9.14% 30   n/a% 1.61% 60   140.0% 3.23%
2006
1,695
1,480   10.4% 87.32% 190   123.5% 11.21% 0   100.0% 0.00% 25   n/a% 1.47%
2001
1,440
1,340   16.5% 93.06% 85   43.3% 5.90% 15   25.0% 1.04% 0   100.0% 0.00%
1996
1,350
1,150 n/a 85.19% 150 n/a 11.1% 20 n/a 1.48% 30 n/a 2.22%

EducationEdit

Commission Scolaire des Trois-Lacs operates Francophone schools.[8]

Lester B. Pearson School Board operates Anglophone schools.[9]

  • Soulanges Elementary School in Saint-Télesphore or Evergreen Elementary and Forest Hill Elementary (Junior Campus and Senior campus) in Saint-Lazare

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Reference number 248141 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire: Rivière-Beaudette
  3. ^ Parliament of Canada Federal Riding History: VAUDREUIL--SOULANGES (Quebec)
  4. ^ a b c "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. 5 July 2013. Retrieved 7 February 2014.
  5. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. 30 March 2011. Retrieved 7 February 2014.
  6. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. 17 February 2012.
  7. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  8. ^ "Les écoles et les centres". Commission Scolaire des Trois-Lacs. Retrieved 18 January 2013.
  9. ^ "School Board Map." Lester B. Pearson School Board. Retrieved on September 28, 2017.