Val-des-Lacs

Val-des-Lacs (meaning "Valley of Lakes") is a municipality in the Laurentides region of Quebec, Canada, part of the Les Laurentides Regional County Municipality.

Val-des-Lacs
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Motto(s): 
Au coeur de la nature (In the heart of nature)
Location within Les Laurentides RCM
Location within Les Laurentides RCM
Val-des-Lacs is located in Central Quebec
Val-des-Lacs
Val-des-Lacs
Location in central Quebec
Coordinates: 46°11′N 74°21′W / 46.183°N 74.350°W / 46.183; -74.350Coordinates: 46°11′N 74°21′W / 46.183°N 74.350°W / 46.183; -74.350[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionLaurentides
RCMLes Laurentides
ConstitutedFebruary 6, 1932
Government
 • MayorPaul Kushner
 • Federal ridingLaurentides—Labelle
 • Prov. ridingBertrand
Area
 • Total131.60 km2 (50.81 sq mi)
 • Land125.44 km2 (48.43 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[3]
 • Total721
 • Density5.7/km2 (15/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Decrease 7.3%
 • Dwellings
805
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)819
HighwaysNo major routes
Websitewww.municipalite.
val-des-lacs.qc.ca

DemographicsEdit

Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2011: 721 (2006 to 2011 population change: -7.3%)
  • Population in 2006: 778
  • Population in 2001: 685
  • Population in 1996: 627
  • Population in 1991: 495

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 349 (total dwellings: 805)

Mother tongue:

  • English as first language: 9%
  • French as first language: 89.7%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 1.3%
 
Val-des-Lacs municipal hall

EducationEdit

Sainte Agathe Academy (of the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board) in Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts serves English-speaking students in this community for both elementary and secondary levels.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Reference number 64781 in Banque de noms de lieux du Québec". toponymie.gouv.qc.ca (in French). Commission de toponymie du Québec.
  2. ^ a b "Geographic code 78100 in the official Répertoire des municipalités". www.mamh.gouv.qc.ca (in French). Ministère des Affaires municipales et de l'Habitation.
  3. ^ a b Statistics Canada 2011 Census - Val-des-Lacs census profile
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  5. ^ "About Us." Saint Agathe Academy. Retrieved on September 4, 2017. See Elementary zone map and Secondary zone map - Note that all areas covered in the elementary map are also covered in the secondary one.

External linksEdit