Yamaska, Quebec

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Yamaska
Municipality
Location within Pierre-De Saurel RCM.
Yamaska, Quebec is located in Southern Quebec
Yamaska
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°00′N 72°55′W / 46.000°N 72.917°W / 46.000; -72.917Coordinates: 46°00′N 72°55′W / 46.000°N 72.917°W / 46.000; -72.917[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionMontérégie
RCMPierre-De Saurel
ConstitutedDecember 19, 2001
Government[2][3]
 • MayorLouis R. Joyal
 • Federal ridingBas-Richelieu—Nicolet—Bécancour
 • Prov. ridingRichelieu
Area[2][4]
 • Total76.60 km2 (29.58 sq mi)
 • Land73.04 km2 (28.20 sq mi)
Population (2011)[4]
 • Total1,644
 • Density22.5/km2 (58/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011Increase 0.1%
 • Dwellings939
Time zoneEST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s)J0G 1X0
Area code(s)450 and 579
Highways Route 132
Route 235
Websitewww.yamaska.ca
 
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Yamaska
Municipality
Location within Pierre-De Saurel RCM.
Yamaska, Quebec is located in Southern Quebec
Yamaska
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°00′N 72°55′W / 46.000°N 72.917°W / 46.000; -72.917Coordinates: 46°00′N 72°55′W / 46.000°N 72.917°W / 46.000; -72.917[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionMontérégie
RCMPierre-De Saurel
ConstitutedDecember 19, 2001
Government[2][3]
 • MayorLouis R. Joyal
 • Federal ridingBas-Richelieu—Nicolet—Bécancour
 • Prov. ridingRichelieu
Area[2][4]
 • Total76.60 km2 (29.58 sq mi)
 • Land73.04 km2 (28.20 sq mi)
Population (2011)[4]
 • Total1,644
 • Density22.5/km2 (58/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011Increase 0.1%
 • Dwellings939
Time zoneEST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s)J0G 1X0
Area code(s)450 and 579
Highways Route 132
Route 235
Websitewww.yamaska.ca
Yamaska redirects here. For other uses, see Yamaska (disambiguation)

Yamaska is a municipality in the Pierre-De Saurel Regional County Municipality, in the Montérégie region of Quebec. The population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 1,644.

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Population trend:[5]

CensusPopulationChange (%)
20111,644Increase 0.1%
20061,643 (+)Increase 72.25%
2001456Decrease 2.1%
1996466Increase 2.9%
1991453N/A

(+) Amalgamation of Parish of Saint-Michel-d’Yamaska and the Villages of Yamaska and Yamaska-Est.

Language[edit]

Mother tongue language (2006)[6]

LanguagePopulationPct (%)
French only1,55596.28%
English only251.55%
Both English & French150.93%
Other languages201.24%

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