Upton, Quebec

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Upton
Municipality
Motto: "Unis Pour Grandir"
Location within Acton RCM.
Location within Acton RCM.
Upton is located in Southern Quebec
Upton
Upton
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°39′N 72°41′W / 45.650°N 72.683°W / 45.650; -72.683Coordinates: 45°39′N 72°41′W / 45.650°N 72.683°W / 45.650; -72.683[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Montérégie
RCM Acton
Constituted February 25, 1998
Government[2][3]
 • Mayor Yves Croteau
 • Federal riding Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot
 • Prov. riding Johnson
Area[2][4]
 • Total 55.90 km2 (21.58 sq mi)
 • Land 55.64 km2 (21.48 sq mi)
Population (2011)[4]
 • Total 2,075
 • Density 37.3/km2 (97/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 6.2%
 • Dwellings 900
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J0H 2E0
Area code(s) 450 and 579
Highways Route 116
Route 211
Website www.upton.ca

Upton is a municipality in the Regional County Municipality of Acton, in the province of Quebec, Canada. The population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 2,075.

Demographics

Population

Population trend:[5]

Census Population Change (%)
2011 2,075 Increase 6.2%
2006 1,954 Decrease 0.3%
2001 1,986 Increase 3.0%
Merger 1,928 (+) Increase 44.5%
1996 1,070 Increase 14.6%
1991 934 N/A

(+) Amalgamation of the Parish of Saint-Éphrem-d’Upton and the Village of Upton on February 25, 1998.

Language

Mother tongue language (2006)[6]

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 1,875 96.65%
English only 0 0.00%
Both English and French 0 0.00%
Other languages 65 3.35%

See also

References

  1. ^ Reference number 342510 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire: Upton
  3. ^ Parliament of Canada Federal Riding History: SAINT-HYACINTHE--BAGOT (Quebec)
  4. ^ a b 2011 Statistics Canada Census Profile: Upton, Quebec
  5. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  6. ^ 2006 Statistics Canada Community Profile: Upton, Quebec

External links

  • Municipal Region of Acton's Upton Page



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