Saint-Paul, Quebec

Saint-Paul is a municipality in the Lanaudière region of Quebec, Canada, part of the Joliette Regional County Municipality.

Saint-Paul
Église Saint-Paul (Saint-Paul, Quebec) 02.JPG
Location within Joliette RCM
Location within Joliette RCM
Saint-Paul is located in Central Quebec
Saint-Paul
Saint-Paul
Location in central Quebec
Coordinates: 45°59′N 73°27′W / 45.983°N 73.450°W / 45.983; -73.450Coordinates: 45°59′N 73°27′W / 45.983°N 73.450°W / 45.983; -73.450[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionLanaudière
RCMJoliette
ConstitutedJuly 1, 1855
Government
 • MayorAlain Bellemare
 • Federal ridingJoliette
 • Prov. ridingJoliette
Area
 • Total49.90 km2 (19.27 sq mi)
 • Land49.39 km2 (19.07 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[3]
 • Total5,122
 • Density103.7/km2 (269/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Increase 28.0%
 • Dwellings
2,115
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)450 and 579
Highways Route 158
Route 343
Websitewww.municipalite
stpaul.qc.ca

DemographicsEdit

Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2011: 5122 (2006 to 2011 population change: 28.0%)
  • Population in 2006: 3987
  • Population in 2001: 3616 (or 3606 with 2006 boundaries)
  • Population in 1996: 3644
  • Population in 1991: 3648

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 2058 (total dwellings: 2115)

Mother tongue:

  • English as first language: 0.3%
  • French as first language: 98.6%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 1.1%

EducationEdit

Commission scolaire des Samares operates francophone public schools, including:

  • École La Passerelle
    • pavillon Notre-Dame-du-Sacré-Coeur[5]
    • pavillon Vert-Demain[6]

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

The sole private school is operated by a cult, Mission de l'Esprit-Saint. It opened in 2016, following the foreclosure of the former illegal school, a decade ago : [9]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Reference number 57403 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 61005 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b Statistics Canada 2011 Census - Saint-Paul census profile
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  5. ^ "La Passerelle (pavillon Notre-Dame-du-Sacré-Coeur)." Commission scolaire des Samares. Retrieved on September 23, 2017.
  6. ^ "La Passerelle (pavillon Vert-Demain)." Commission scolaire des Samares. Retrieved on September 23, 2017.
  7. ^ "JOLIETTE ELEMENTARY ZONE." Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board. Retrieved on September 17, 2017.
  8. ^ "Joliette High School Zone Sec 1-5." Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board. Retrieved on September 5, 2017.
  9. ^ "[1] Québec autorise une école pour la Mission de l'Esprit-Saint" Retrieved on May 9, 2019.
  10. ^ Official website[2]."Retrieved on May 9, 2019.

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