Marieville, Quebec


Marieville, Quebec
Marieville, Quebec
—  City  —
Location within Rouville Regional County Municipality.
Coordinates (682, rue Saint-Charles [1]): 45°25′52″N 73°09′48″W / 45.43111°N 73.16333°W / 45.43111; -73.16333
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Montérégie
RCM Rouville
Incorporated June 14, 2000
Electoral Districts
Federal

Chambly—Borduas
Provincial Iberville
Government[1][2][3]
 - Mayor Michel Marchand
 - Federal MP(s) Matthew Dubé (NDP)
 - Quebec MNA(s) Marie Bouillé (PQ)
Area[4]
 - Land 62.78 km2 (24.2 sq mi)
Population (2006)[4]
 - Total 7,904
 - Density 125.9/km2 (326.1/sq mi)
 - Change (2001-06) increase9.2%
 - Dwellings 3,328
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal code(s) J3M
Area code(s) 450
Access Routes[5]
A-10

Route 112
Route 227
Website www.ville.marieville.qc.ca

Marieville is a city in the Canadian province of Quebec. It is located within the Rouville Regional County Municipality in the Montérégie region about 30 kilometers east of Montreal. The population as of the Canada 2006 Census was 7,904.

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History

In 1708, Sieur Claude de Ramezey obtain a parcel of land which was named the Monnoir manor. Population increased starting at around 1740. It became a parish in 1832 and officially an incorporated municipality in 1858 and later an incorporated city in 1905. In 2000, the parish of Sainte-Marie-de-Monnoir, which previously demerged from Marieville in 1855 was re-merged together. Its main economic activity today is still agriculture.[6]

Geography

Marieville is accessible via Quebec Autoroute 10, which runs from Montreal to Sherbrooke via Granby and Magog. Quebec Route 112 is a route that runs parallel to A-10 but through the municipality but continues north of Sherbrooke toward Thetford Mines. Quebec Route 227 is the secondary road that connects A-10 to the center of Marieville and runs south towards Champlain Lake and north towards Quebec Autoroute 20 near Sainte-Madeleine.

Demographics

Population

Population trend[7]

Census Population Change (%)
2006 7,904 increase9.2%
2001 7,240 decrease5.2%
Merger 7,636 (+) increase27.8%
1996 5,510 increase7.4%
1991 5,128 N/A

(+) Amalgamation with Parish of Sainte-Marie-de-Monnoir on June 14, 2000.

Language

Mother tongue language (2006)[4]

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 7,440 96.50%
English only 115 1.49%
Both English and French 40 0.52%
Other languages 115 1.49%

Government

City Council

  • Michel Marchand, mayor
  • France-Alix Dussault, councilor (district 1)
  • Marie-Claire Pelletier, councilor (district 2)
  • Alain Lavigne, councilor (district 3)
  • Denis Hetu, councilor (district 4)
  • Denis Guertin, councilor (district 5)
  • France Brochu, councilor (district 6)

See also

References

External links



Coordinates: 45°26′N 73°10′W / 45.433°N 73.167°W / 45.433; -73.167


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