Dundee, Quebec

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Dundee
Township municipality
Location within Le Haut-Saint-Laurent RCM.
Location within Le Haut-Saint-Laurent RCM.
Dundee is located in Southern Quebec
Dundee
Dundee
Location in southern Quebec.
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Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Montérégie
RCM Le Haut-Saint-Laurent
Constituted July 1, 1855
Named for Dundee[1]
Government[2][3]
 • Mayor Jean Armstrong
 • Federal riding Beauharnois—Salaberry
 • Prov. riding Huntingdon
Area[2][4]
 • Total 84.40 km2 (32.59 sq mi)
 • Land 69.76 km2 (26.93 sq mi)
Population (2011)[4]
 • Total 408
 • Density 5.8/km2 (15/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 6.4%
 • Dwellings 336
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J0S 1L0
Area code(s) 450 and 579
Highways Route 132

Dundee is a township municipality in Le Haut-Saint-Laurent Regional County Municipality in the Montérégie administrative region of Quebec. The population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 408. It is primarily an agricultural area consisting of dairy and grain farms.

Geography

Located in the southwestern corner of the Montérégie region of Quebec, the township is bordered to the south by the United States and to the northwest by the Saint Lawrence River, with the Mohawk reserve of Akwesasne to the west. The Salmon River runs through the municipality in a northwesterly direction from the US border to the Saint Lawrence, where many islands also make up Dundee's total area.

Communities

The following locations reside within the municipality's boundaries:[1]

  • Dundee Centre (Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.) – a hamlet in the center of the township
  • L'Île-Saint-Régis (Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.) – a hamlet located on an island of the same name in the Saint Lawrence River
  • Pointe-Fraser (Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.) – a vacation cottage community on the Saint Lawrence River
  • Pointe-Leblanc (Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.) – a vacation cottage community on the Saint Lawrence River
  • Sainte-Agnès-de-Dundee (Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.) – a village in the southern area of the township

Lakes & Rivers

The following waterways pass through or are situated within the municipality's boundaries:[1]

  • Rivière aux Saumons (Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.) – runs from the US border to the Saint Lawrence River in the municipality's western area.

Demographics

Population

Historical Census Data - Dundee, Quebec[7]
Year Pop. ±%
1991 382 —    
1996 392 +2.6%
Year Pop. ±%
2001 408 +4.1%
2006 436 +6.9%
Year Pop. ±%
2011 408 −6.4%

Language

Canada Census Mother Tongue Language - Dundee, Quebec[7]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
410
255 Increase 2.0% 62.20% 130 Decrease 16.1% 31.70% 10 Increase n/a% 2.44% 15 Decrease 40.0% 3.66%
2006
430
250 Increase 25.0% 58.14% 155 Decrease 13.9% 36.05% 0 Decrease 100.0% 0.00% 25 Steady 0.0% 5.81%
2001
415
200 Decrease 9.1% 48.19% 180 Increase 33.3% 43.37% 10 Steady 0.0% 2.41% 25 Decrease 28.6% 6.02%
1996
400
220 n/a 55.00% 135 n/a 33.75% 10 n/a 2.50% 35 n/a 8.75%

See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Reference number 19755 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (French)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire: Dundee
  3. Parliament of Canada Federal Riding History: BEAUHARNOIS--SALABERRY (Quebec)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 2011 Statistics Canada Census Profile: Dundee, Quebec Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "cp2011" defined multiple times with different content
  5. "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2013-05-10.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved 2013-05-10.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census

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