Saint-Alexis, Quebec

Saint-Alexis is a municipality located in Quebec's Lanaudière region, part of the Montcalm Regional County Municipality. It was formed by the amalgamation on December 19, 2012 of the former village municipality and the former parish municipality of the same name (the former was also known as Saint-Alexis-de-Montcalm).

Saint-Alexis
Location within Montcalm RCM.
Location within Montcalm RCM.
Saint-Alexis is located in Central Quebec
Saint-Alexis
Saint-Alexis
Location in central Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°56′N 73°37′W / 45.933°N 73.617°W / 45.933; -73.617Coordinates: 45°56′N 73°37′W / 45.933°N 73.617°W / 45.933; -73.617[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionLanaudière
RCMMontcalm
ConstitutedJuly 1, 1855
Government
 • MayorRobert Perreault
 • Federal ridingMontcalm
 • Prov. ridingRousseau
Area
 • Total43.10 km2 (16.64 sq mi)
 • Land43.32 km2 (16.73 sq mi)
 There is an apparent
contradiction between two
authoritative sources
Population
 (2011)[3][4]
 • Total1,267
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)450 and 579
Highways[5] Route 158
Route 341

DemographicsEdit

Former parish municipalityEdit

Population trend:[6]

  • Population in 2011: 790 (2006 to 2011 population change: 9.4%)
  • Population in 2006: 722
  • Population in 2001: 757
  • Population in 1996: 755
  • Population in 1991: 738

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 306 (total dwellings: 309)

Mother tongue:

  • English as first language: 1.4%
  • French as first language: 98.6%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 0%

Former village municipalityEdit

Population trend:[6]

  • Population in 2011: 577 (2006 to 2011 population change: 3.8%)
  • Population in 2006: 556
  • Population in 2001: 530
  • Population in 1996: 503
  • Population in 1991: 477

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 234 (total dwellings: 236)

Mother tongue:

  • English as first language: 1.8%
  • French as first language: 96.4%
  • English and French as first language: 1.8%
  • Other as first language: 0%

EducationEdit

Commission scolaire des Samares operates francophone public schools, including:

  • École Notre-Dame[7]

The Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board operates anglophone public schools, including:

ReferencesEdit