Saint-Télesphore, Quebec

Saint-Télesphore is a municipality located in Vaudreuil-Soulanges Regional County Municipality, Quebec (Canada). The population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 762. The municipality is situated west of Saint-Polycarpe and east of the provincial border near North Lancaster, Ontario.

Saint-Télesphore
Saint-Télesphore.jpg
Location within Vaudreuil-Soulanges RCM.
Location within Vaudreuil-Soulanges RCM.
Saint-Télesphore is located in Southern Quebec
Saint-Télesphore
Saint-Télesphore
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°18′N 74°23′W / 45.300°N 74.383°W / 45.300; -74.383Coordinates: 45°18′N 74°23′W / 45.300°N 74.383°W / 45.300; -74.383[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionMontérégie
RCMVaudreuil-Soulanges
Constituted19 April 1877
Government
 • MayorYvon Bériault
 • Federal ridingSalaberry—Suroît
 • Prov. ridingSoulanges
Area
 • Total60.80 km2 (23.48 sq mi)
 • Land60.42 km2 (23.33 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[4]
 • Total762
 • Density12.6/km2 (33/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Decrease 0.9%
 • Dwellings
361
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)450 and 579
Highways Route 325
Route 340
Town Hall

HistoryEdit

The municipality is named for Pope Telesphorus, who reigned from 126 to 138 AD.

DemographicsEdit

PopulationEdit

Canada census – Saint-Télesphore, Quebec community profile
2011 2006
Population: 762 (-0.9% from 2006) 769 (-0.5% from 2001)
Land area: 60.42 km2 (23.33 sq mi) 60.42 km2 (23.33 sq mi)
Population density: 12.6/km2 (33/sq mi) 12.7/km2 (33/sq mi)
Median age: 43.1 (M: 43.5, F: 42.3) 42.4 (M: 41.6, F: 43.1)
Total private dwellings: 361 352
Median household income: $47,601 $37,527
References: 2011[4] 2006[5] earlier[6]
Historical Census Data - Saint-Télesphore, Quebec[7]
YearPop.±%
1991 772—    
1996 805+4.3%
YearPop.±%
2001 773−4.0%
2006 769−0.5%
YearPop.±%
2011 762−0.9%

LanguageEdit

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Saint-Télesphore, Quebec[7]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
765
655   4.0% 85.62% 80   33.3% 10.46% 20   n/a% 2.61% 10   33.3% 1.31%
2006
765
630   4.5% 82.35% 120   14.3% 15.69% 0   100.0% 0.00% 15   n/a% 1.96%
2001
775
660   9.6% 85.16% 105   23.5% 13.55% 10   n/a% 1.29% 0   0.0% 0.00%
1996
815
730 n/a 89.57% 85 n/a 10.43% 0 n/a 0.00% 0 n/a 0.00%

EducationEdit

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

  • École du Val-des-Prés Immaculée-Conception

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 57684 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire: Saint-Télesphore
  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 28 September 2017.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Saint-Télesphore at Wikimedia Commons