Girardville, Quebec

Girardville is a municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec, located within the regional county municipality of Maria-Chapdelaine. The municipality had a population of 1,100 in the Canada 2011 Census.

Girardville
Girardville
Location in Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Quebec.
Coordinates: 49°00′N 72°33′W[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionSaguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
RCMMaria-Chapdelaine
Settled1899
ConstitutedNovember 11, 1921
Government
  MayorJeanne Savard
  Federal ridingRoberval—Lac-Saint-Jean
  Prov. ridingRoberval
Area
  Total133.10 km2 (51.39 sq mi)
  Land123.81 km2 (47.80 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[3]
  Total1,100
  Density8.9/km2 (23/sq mi)
  Pop (2006–11)
7.3%
  Dwellings
497
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
  Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
G0W 1R0
Area code(s)418 and 581
ClimateDfb
Websitewww.ville.girardville.qc.ca

Demographics

Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2011: 1100 (2006 to 2011 population change: -7.3%)
  • Population in 2006: 1186
  • Population in 2001: 1285
  • Population in 1996: 1350
  • Population in 1991: 1391

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 480 (total dwellings: 497)

Mother tongue:[5]

  • English as first language: 0%
  • French as first language: 100%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 0%

References

  1. Reference number 25496 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire - Répertoire des municipalités: Girardville
  3. "Girardville census profile". 2011 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2010-11-24.
  4. Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  5. Canada 2006 Census Community Profiles: Girardville. Statistics Canada.



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