Antoine-Labelle Regional County Municipality

Antoine-Labelle is a regional county municipality located in the Laurentides region of Quebec, Canada. Its seat is Mont-Laurier.[2] It is named for Antoine Labelle.

Antoine-Labelle
Coordinates: 46°53′N 75°20′W[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionLaurentides
EffectiveJanuary 1, 1983
County seatMont-Laurier
Government
  TypePrefecture
  PrefectRoger Lapointe
Area
  Total16,229.50 km2 (6,266.24 sq mi)
  Land14,976.99 km2 (5,782.65 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[3]
  Total35,243
  Density2.4/km2 (6/sq mi)
  Change
2011-2016
0.2%
  Dwellings
23,399
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
  Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Area code(s)819
Websitewww.mrc-
antoine-labelle.qc.ca

Subdivisions

There are 28 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

Cities & Towns (2)
Municipalities (14)
Villages (1)
Unorganized Territory (11)

Demographics

Population

Canada census – Antoine-Labelle Regional County Municipality community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population: 35,243 (-+0.2% from 2011) 35,159 (+0.5% from 2006) 34,999 (+4.6% from 2001)
Land area: 14,976.99 km2 (5,782.65 sq mi) 14,969.05 km2 (5,779.58 sq mi) 14,954.44 km2 (5,773.94 sq mi)
Population density: 2.4/km2 (6.2/sq mi) 2.3/km2 (6.0/sq mi) 2.3/km2 (6.0/sq mi)
Median age: 53.0 (M: 52.8, F: 53.2) 49.6 (M: 49.6, F: 49.5) 46.3 (M: 46.2, F: 46.3)
Total private dwellings: 23,399 23,139 21,811
Median household income: $46,928 $40,301 $38,334
References: 2016[4] 2011[5] 2006[6] earlier[7]
Historical Census Data - Antoine-Labelle Regional County Municipality, Quebec[8][9][3]
YearPop.±%
1991 32,019    
1996 33,904+5.9%
2001 33,456−1.3%
YearPop.±%
2006 34,999+4.6%
2011 35,159+0.5%
2016 35,243+0.2%

Language

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Antoine-Labelle Regional County Municipality, Quebec[8][9][3]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2016
34,575
33,630 0.1% 97.3% 485 2.0% 1.4% 140 17.6% 0.4% 320 16.4% 0.9%
2011
34,530
33,590 0.4% 97.28% 495 8.8% 1.43% 170 47.8% 0.49% 275 47.1% 0.80%
2006
34,535
33,445 5.8% 96.84% 455 12.3% 1.32% 115 21.1% 0.33% 520 108.0% 1.51%
2001
32,355
31,605 1.6% 97.68% 405 2.4% 1.25% 95 17.4% 0.29% 250 28.2% 0.77%
1996
32,830
32,105 n/a 97.79% 415 n/a 1.26% 115 n/a 0.35% 195 n/a 0.59%

Transportation

Access Routes

Highways and numbered routes that run through the municipality, including external routes that start or finish at the county border:[10]

Airports

Protected Areas

Mont-Tremblant National Park
Information Centers/ Camp Areas:

  • Lac Cache
  • Post d'accueil de la Cache

Papineau-Labelle Wildlife Reserve
Information Centers/ Camp Areas:

  • Accueil Pie IX
  • Benjamin
  • Camp de gardien
  • Camp du gardien (on Lac Joinville)
  • Camp du gardien (on Lac Ernest)
  • Caragana
  • Corbeau
  • De l'Averse
  • De l'Hote
  • Desaulniers
  • Du Sourd
  • Entree Benjamin
  • Entree Corbeau
  • Entree Du Sourd
  • Entree Louvigny
  • Fascinant
  • Flood
  • Heron
  • Lac-du-Sourd
  • Lac-Ernest
  • Lac-Joinville
  • Lagace
  • Leclerc
  • Le Mesange/Vieux Foyer
  • Letourneau
  • Quatre-Temps
  • Sept Freres
  • Tarte
  • Travers
  • Wisik/Calliergon/Trille

Rouge-Matawin Wildlife Reserve
Information Centers/ Camp Areas:

  • Entree de La Macaza
  • Poste d'accueil de La Macaza
  • Poste d'accueil de l'Ascension

Zones d'exploitation contrôlée:

  • ZEC Le Sueur
  • ZEC Mitchinamecus
  • ZEC Normandie
  • ZEC Petawaga

Attractions

  • Armand-Lachaine Covered Bridge [1906] (Chute-Saint-Philippe)
  • Exposition de Mont-Laurier Centre (Mont-Laurier)
  • Ferme-Rouge Covered Bridge [1903] (Kiamika/Saint-Aimé-du-Lac-des-Îles)
  • La Gare Centre of Exposition [1903] (L'Annonciation)
  • Macaza Covered Bridge [1904] (La Macaza)
  • Mont-Laurier Airport (Des Ruisseaux)
  • P'tit-train du Nord trail

See also

References

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