L'Ascension, Quebec

L'Ascension is a municipality in the Laurentides region of Quebec, Canada, part of the Antoine-Labelle Regional County Municipality. The area is known as La Vallée de la Rouge (English: The Valley of the Rouge (river)).

L'Ascension
Location within Antoine-Labelle RCM.
L'Ascension
Location in central Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°33′N 74°50′W[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionLaurentides
RCMAntoine-Labelle
ConstitutedSeptember 23, 1905
Government
  MayorYves Meilleur
  Federal ridingLaurentides—Labelle
  Prov. ridingLabelle
Area
  Total351.60 km2 (135.75 sq mi)
  Land341.90 km2 (132.01 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[3]
  Total844
  Density2.5/km2 (6/sq mi)
  Pop 2006-2011
2.0%
  Dwellings
853
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
  Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
J0T 1W0
Area code(s)819
Highways Route 321
Websitewww.municipalite-
lascension.qc.ca

Demographics

Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2011: 844 (2006 to 2011 population change: -2.0 %)
  • Population in 2006: 861
  • Population in 2001: 783
  • Population in 1996: 755
  • Population in 1991: 662

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 410 (total dwellings: 853)

Mother tongue:

  • English as first language: 0%
  • French as first language: 96.5%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 3.5%

Education

Sainte Agathe Academy (of the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board) in Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts serves English-speaking students in this community for both elementary and secondary levels.[5]

See also

References

  1. Reference number 324625 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. Geographic code 79050 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. Statistics Canada 2011 Census - L'Ascension census profile
  4. Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  5. "About Us." Saint Agathe Academy. Retrieved on September 4, 2017. See Elementary zone map and Secondary zone map - Note that all areas covered in the elementary map are also covered in the secondary one.



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