Papineau Regional County Municipality

Papineau is a regional county municipality in the Outaouais region of Quebec, Canada. The seat is Papineauville.

Papineau
Coordinates: 45°53′N 75°03′W[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionOutaouais
EffectiveJanuary 1, 1983
County seatPapineauville
Government
  TypePrefecture
  PrefectM. Benoit Lauzon
Area
  Total3,205.90 km2 (1,237.80 sq mi)
  Land2,941.79 km2 (1,135.83 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[3]
  Total22,832
  Density7.8/km2 (20/sq mi)
  Change
2011-2016
1.3%
  Dwellings
15,893
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
  Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Area code(s)819
Websitewww.mrcpapineau.com
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Subdivisions

There are 24 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

Papineau
Name Type Population
(2016)
Area
(km2)
Density
(inhab./km2)
Boileau Municipality 335 136.33 2.5
Bowman Municipality 658 129.30 5.1
Chénéville Municipality 764 66.76 11.4
Duhamel Municipality 430 434.57 1.0
Fassett Municipality 431 12.49 34.5
Lac-des-Plages Municipality 431 152.94 2.8
Lac-Simon Municipality 944 97.48 9.7
Lochaber Township 415 60.70 6.8
Lochaber-Partie-Ouest Township 856 57.45 14.9
Mayo Municipality 601 73.25 8.2
Montebello Municipality 983 8.62 114.0
Montpellier Municipality 985 249.14 4.0
Mulgrave-et-Derry Municipality 369 293.75 1.3
Namur Municipality 572 56.76 10.1
Notre-Dame-de-Bonsecours Municipality 301 264.97 1.1
Notre-Dame-de-la-Paix Municipality 648 106.62 6.1
Papineauville Municipality 2,101 61.33 34.3
Plaisance Municipality 1,088 36.15 30.1
Ripon Municipality 1,542 131.47 11.7
Saint-André-Avellin Municipality 3,749 137.99 27.2
Saint-Émile-de-Suffolk Municipality 477 56.68 8.4
Saint-Sixte Municipality 469 85.33 5.5
Thurso City 2,818 6.28 449.0
Val-des-bois Municipality 865 225.42 3.8
Total 22,832 2,941.79 7.8

Demographics

Mother tongue from Canada 2016 Census[3]

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 21,015 92.6%
English only 1,150 5.1%
Both English and French 250 1.1%
Other languages 270 1.19%

In 2016, the population of Papineau was 22,832 inhabitants. The population of Papineau is roughly 93% francophone and 5% anglophone.[3]

Transportation

Access Routes

Highways and numbered routes that run through the municipality, including external routes that start or finish at the county border:[5]

See also

References



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