Saint-Alphonse-Rodriguez, Quebec

Saint-Alphonse-Rodriguez is a municipality in the Lanaudière region of Quebec, Canada, part of the Matawinie Regional County Municipality.

Saint-Alphonse-Rodriguez
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Location within Matawinie RCM
Location within Matawinie RCM
Saint-Alphonse-Rodriguez is located in Central Quebec
Saint-Alphonse-Rodriguez
Saint-Alphonse-Rodriguez
Location in central Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°11′N 73°42′W / 46.183°N 73.700°W / 46.183; -73.700Coordinates: 46°11′N 73°42′W / 46.183°N 73.700°W / 46.183; -73.700[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionLanaudière
RCMMatawinie
ConstitutedJuly 1, 1855
Government
 • MayorIsabelle Perreault
 • Federal ridingJoliette
 • Prov. ridingBerthier
Area
 • Total104.60 km2 (40.39 sq mi)
 • Land97.79 km2 (37.76 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[3]
 • Total3,134
 • Density32.0/km2 (83/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Decrease 0.6%
 • Dwellings
2,363
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)450 and 579
Highways Route 337
Route 343
Websitewww.munsar.ca

DemographicsEdit

PopulationEdit

YearPop.±%
1991 2,149—    
1996 2,461+14.5%
YearPop.±%
2001 2,691+9.3%
2006 3,152+17.1%
YearPop.±%
2011 3,134−0.6%

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 1529 (total dwellings: 2363)

LanguageEdit

Mother tongue:[5]

  • English as first language: 1.9%
  • French as first language: 95.7%
  • English and French as first language: 1.1%
  • Other as first language: 1.3%

EducationEdit

Commission scolaire des Samares operates Francophone public schools:

  • École de Saint-Alphonse[6]

Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board operates Anglophone public schools:

See alsoEdit

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