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Pierreville, Quebec
—  Municipality  —
Location within Nicolet-Yamaska Regional County Municipality.
Coordinates (26, rue Ally [1]): 46°04′03″N 72°48′50″W / 46.0675°N 72.81389°W / 46.0675; -72.81389
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Centre-du-Québec
RCM Nicolet-Yamaska
Municipality June 13, 2001
Electoral Districts
Federal

Bas-Richelieu—Nicolet—Bécancour
Provincial Nicolet-Yamaska
Government [1][2][3]
 - Mayor André Descôteaux
 - Federal MP(s) Louis Plamondon (BQ)
 - Quebec MNA(s) Jean-Martin Aussant (PQ)
Area [4]
 - Land 78.31 km2 (30.2 sq mi)
Population (2006)[4]
 - Total 2,337
 - Density 29.8/km2 (77.2/sq mi)
 - Change (2001-06) 2.7%
 - Dwellings 1,174
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal code(s) J0G
Area code(s) 450
Access Routes[5] Route 132
Route 226

Pierreville is a community in Nicolet-Yamaska Regional County Municipality, Quebec, located at the confluence of the Saint Lawrence and Saint-François rivers, at the edge of Lac Saint-Pierre. The population as of the Canada 2006 Census was 2,337.

Pierreville faces the town of Saint-François-du-Lac from across the Saint-François river, and lies at the junction of Route 132 and Route 226. Part of the Indian reserve of Odanak is an enclave within the city limits of Pierreville; in fact, the limits of the reserve begin only a short walk away from the town's main street.

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Demographics

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Population

Population trend[6]

Census Population Change (%)
2006 2,337 2.7%
Merger (+) 2,402 60.4%
2001 950 10.0%
Boundary change 1,055 7.5%
1996 976 9.1%
1991 1,074 N/A

(+) Amalgamation of the Parishes of Notre-Dame-de-Pierreville, Saint-Thomas-de-Pierreville, and the Village of Pierreville on June 13, 2001.

Language

Mother tongue language (2006)[4]

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 2,235 97.60%
English only 10 0.44%
Both English and French 0 0.00%
Other languages 45 1.96%

See also

References

Coordinates: 46°04′N 72°49′W / 46.067°N 72.817°W / 46.067; -72.817


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