Coaticook, Quebec

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Coaticook
City
Main Street
Location within Coaticook RCM.
Coaticook, Quebec is located in Southern Quebec
Coaticook
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°08′N 71°48′W / 45.133°N 71.800°W / 45.133; -71.800Coordinates: 45°08′N 71°48′W / 45.133°N 71.800°W / 45.133; -71.800[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionEstrie
RCMCoaticook
Settled1820s
ConstitutedDecember 30, 1998
Government[2]
 • MayorBertrand Lamoureux
 • Federal ridingCompton—Stanstead
 • Prov. ridingSaint-François
Area[2][3]
 • Total223.60 km2 (86.33 sq mi)
 • Land218.57 km2 (84.39 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total9,255
 • Density42.3/km2 (110/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011Increase 0.6%
 • Dwellings4,208
Time zoneEST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s)J1A
Area code(s)819
Highways Route 141
Route 147
Route 208
Websitewww.ville.coaticook.qc.ca
 
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Coaticook
City
Main Street
Location within Coaticook RCM.
Coaticook, Quebec is located in Southern Quebec
Coaticook
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°08′N 71°48′W / 45.133°N 71.800°W / 45.133; -71.800Coordinates: 45°08′N 71°48′W / 45.133°N 71.800°W / 45.133; -71.800[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionEstrie
RCMCoaticook
Settled1820s
ConstitutedDecember 30, 1998
Government[2]
 • MayorBertrand Lamoureux
 • Federal ridingCompton—Stanstead
 • Prov. ridingSaint-François
Area[2][3]
 • Total223.60 km2 (86.33 sq mi)
 • Land218.57 km2 (84.39 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total9,255
 • Density42.3/km2 (110/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011Increase 0.6%
 • Dwellings4,208
Time zoneEST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s)J1A
Area code(s)819
Highways Route 141
Route 147
Route 208
Websitewww.ville.coaticook.qc.ca
Beaulne House in Coaticook

Coaticook is a town in southeastern Quebec, Canada on the Coaticook River; it is the seat of the Coaticook Regional County Municipality. Its southern border is also the border with the United States

Communities[edit]

In addition to the primary community of Coaticook, smaller communities now within the municipal boundaries include Baldwin's Mills, Barnston, Ladd's Mills and Stanhope. Stanhope was a separate community in the 1890s.

Stanhope is home to the small Stanhope Airport.

Demographics[edit]

Mother tongue:[6]

Cemeteries[edit]

Cemeteries in or near Coaticook include Mount Forest Cemetery,[7] Saint Edmond Cemetery,[8][9] St-Luc and St-Wilfrid-de-Barnston.

Sports[edit]

Coaticook is home to the Coaticook Big Bill of the Ligue de Baseball Senior Élite du Québec, which play their home games in Julien Morin Stadium.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 351657 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (French)
  2. ^ a b "Coaticook". Répertoire des municipalités (in French). Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire. Retrieved 2012-01-16. 
  3. ^ a b "Coaticook census profile". 2011 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-01-16. 
  4. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-01-16. 
  5. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved 2012-01-16. 
  6. ^ "Coaticook community profile". 2006 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-01-16. 
  7. ^ "Mount Forest Cemetery, Coaticook, Stanstead County, Quebec". interment.net. Retrieved 2009-11-08. 
  8. ^ "Liste des cimetières du diocèse". Cimetière Saint-Michel-de-Sherbrooke (in French). Retrieved 2009-11-08. 
  9. ^ "Saint Edmond Cemetery, Coaticook, Stanstead County, Quebec". interment.net. Retrieved 2009-11-08. 

External links[edit]

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