Arundel, Quebec

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Arundel
Township municipality
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Location within Les Laurentides RCM.
Location within Les Laurentides RCM.
Arundel is located in Central Quebec
Arundel
Arundel
Location in central Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°58′N 74°37′W / 45.967°N 74.617°W / 45.967; -74.617Coordinates: 45°58′N 74°37′W / 45.967°N 74.617°W / 45.967; -74.617[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Laurentides
RCM Les Laurentides
Settled 1854
Constituted January 1, 1878
Government[2]
 • Mayor Pascale Blais
 • Federal riding Laurentides—Labelle
 • Prov. riding Argenteuil
Area[2][3]
 • Total 66.90 km2 (25.83 sq mi)
 • Land 65.09 km2 (25.13 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 604
 • Density 9.3/km2 (24/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 0.5%
 • Dwellings 400
Demonym(s) Arundelite
Time zone UTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s) J0T 1A0
Area code(s) 819
Highways Route 327
Route 364

Arundel is a township municipality in Quebec, Canada, located 18 kilometres (11 mi) south of Mont Tremblant.

Arundel was settled by Scottish and Irish immigrants in the mid-19th century who established subsistence farming operations and worked the forests in winter.

Today most of the land is reserved for agricultural use despite strong growth in the region. Much of Arundel borders the Rouge River.

Demographics

Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2011: 604 (2006 to 2011 population change: 0.5%)
  • Population in 2006: 601
  • Population in 2001: 555
  • Population in 1996: 533
  • Population in 1991: 555

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 290 (total dwellings: 400)

Mother tongue:

  • French as first language: 44%
  • English as first language: 54%
  • Other as first language: 2%

Education

Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board is the English-language school board of the town. Schools serving the town:

References

  1. ^ Reference number 2234 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 78060 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b "(Code 2478060) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012. 
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  5. ^ "Arundel Elementary Zone." Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board. Retrieved on September 16, 2017.
  6. ^ "SAINTE AGATHE HIGH SCOOL ZONE" [sic]. Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board. Retrieved on September 17, 2017 - See text description of boundaries in: About Us" as well as the Elementary zone map - Note that all areas covered in the elementary map are also covered in the secondary one.

External links

  • Canton Arundel Website
  • Tweedsmuir Village History
  • Laurentian regional website
  • Historic Knox Church
  • Rouge River Valley



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