Saint-Cyrille-de-Wendover

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Saint-Cyrille-de-Wendover is a Quebec municipality located in the Drummond Regional County Municipality just east of Drummondville in the Centre-du-Quebec region. The population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 4,389. The town is located alongside the Rivière des Saults.

Saint-Cyrille-de-Wendover
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Location within Drummond RCM.
Location within Drummond RCM.
Saint-Cyrille-de-Wendover is located in Southern Quebec
Saint-Cyrille-de-Wendover
Saint-Cyrille-de-Wendover
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°56′N 72°26′W / 45.933°N 72.433°W / 45.933; -72.433Coordinates: 45°56′N 72°26′W / 45.933°N 72.433°W / 45.933; -72.433[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionCentre-du-Québec
RCMDrummond
ConstitutedSeptember 6, 1905
Government
 • MayorDaniel Lafond
 • Federal ridingDrummond
 • Prov. ridingDrummond–Bois-Francs
Area
 • Total110.40 km2 (42.63 sq mi)
 • Land110.30 km2 (42.59 sq mi)
Population
 • Total4,389
 • Density39.8/km2 (103/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Increase 7.6%
 • Dwellings
1,671
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)819
Highways
A-20 (TCH)
A-55

Route 122
Route 255
Websitewww.stcyrille.qc.ca

The town was previously known as Saint-Cyrille which was created in 1905. It was merged in 1982 with the townships of Wendover and Simpson to form the current name. Being located in the middle of numerous townships and valleys, agriculture is a predominant activity in the municipality.

DemographicsEdit

PopulationEdit

Population trend:[5]

Census Population Change (%)
2011 4,389   7.6%
2006 4,079   5.6%
2001 3,863   0.4%
1996 3,849   4.5%
1991 3,682 N/A

LanguageEdit

Mother tongue language (2006)[6]

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 3,990 98.40%
English only 15 0.37%
Both English and French 0 0.00%
Other languages 50 1.23%

TransportationEdit

Saint-Cyrille-de-Wendover's main transportation link is Quebec Route 122 which travels through most of the Centre-du-Quebec towards Victoriaville to the east and the Yamaska area in the west north of Autoroute 20, the main Autoroute of the province which travels a few kilometers to the north of town.

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