Beauharnois (//) is a city located in the Beauharnois-Salaberry Regional County Municipality of southwestern Quebec, Canada, and is part of the Greater Montreal Area. The city's population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 12,011. It is home to the Beauharnois Hydroelectric Power Station, as well as the Beauharnois Lock of the Saint Lawrence Seaway.
Location within Beauharnois-Salaberry RCM
Location in southern Quebec
|Coordinates: 45°19′N 73°52′W|
|Constituted||January 1, 2002|
|• Mayor||Bruno Tremblay|
|• Federal riding||Salaberry—Suroît|
|• Prov. riding||Beauharnois|
|• Total||83.70 km2 (32.32 sq mi)|
|• Land||69.09 km2 (26.68 sq mi)|
|• Density||173.9/km2 (450/sq mi)|
|• Pop 2006-2011|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
|Area code(s)||450 and 579|
The Battle of Beauharnois was fought at Beauharnois in 1838, between Lower Canada loyalists and Patriote rebels.
- Domaine-de-la-Pointe-des-Érables (45°19′29″N 73°51′11″W) – a residential area north of Maple Grove
- Maple Grove (45°19′15″N 73°50′20″W) – a former municipality that makes up the northeast boundary of Beauharnois
- Melocheville (45°19′02″N 73°56′15″W) – a former municipality that makes up the western boundary of Beauharnois, located on the west shore of the Beauharnois Canal
- Parc-Tisseur (45°17′42″N 73°53′02″W) – a residential area in southern Beauharnois
- Rivière-Nord (45°00′34″N 74°24′04″W) – a hamlet in southern Beauharnois
- Saint-Paul (45°18′33″N 73°53′51″W) – a residential area located on Route 205
|Canada census – Beauharnois, Quebec community profile|
|Population:||12,011 (+0.8% from 2006)||11,918 (+46.4% from 2001)|
|Land area:||69.09 km2 (26.68 sq mi)||69.09 km2 (26.68 sq mi)|
|Population density:||173.9/km2 (450/sq mi)||172.5/km2 (447/sq mi)|
|Median age:||46.5 (M: 45.8, F: 47.2)||44.0 (M: 43.3, F: 44.7)|
|Total private dwellings:||5,585||5,257|
|Median household income:||$51,185||$44,703|
|Notes: Amalgamated with Maple Grove and Melocheville on January 1, 2002. – References: 2011 2006 earlier|
|Historical Census Data - Beauharnois, Quebec|
|Amalgamated with Maple Grove and Melocheville on January 1, 2002.|
In 2012, OVH started construction of its first Canadian data centre in Beauharnois, one of the largest in the world.
- Reference number 133648 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
- "Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire: Beauharnois". Archived from the original on 2013-02-14. Retrieved 2012-03-11.
- Riding history for Beauharnois—Salaberry, Quebec from the Library of Parliament
- 2011 Statistics Canada Census Profile: Beauharnois, Quebec
- The Canadian Press (2017), The Canadian Press Stylebook (18th ed.), Toronto: The Canadian Press
- "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-01-29.
- "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2013-05-18.
- "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
- Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
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