- Mascouche, Quebec
Mascouche Coordinates: Country Canada Province Quebec Region Lanaudière Regional County Les Moulins Settled Incorporated July 1, 1855 Government – Type Ville – Mayor Richard Marcotte – Federal riding Montcalm – Prov. riding Masson Area – Total 107.95 km2 (41.7 sq mi) – Land 106.64 km2 (41.2 sq mi) Population (2006) – Total 33,764 – Density 316.6/km2 (820/sq mi) Time zone EST (UTC-5) – Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4) Postal Code Area code(s) 450 Website www.ville.mascouche.qc.ca
The current mayor is Richard Marcotte.
Mascouche received city status on December 9, 1970, under mayor Gilles Forest.
Montréal/Mascouche Airport, the largest regional airport in Quebec, is three kilometres southeast of the city.
L'Étang-du-Grand-Coteau, an urban park situated in the city centre on Mascouche Boulevard, has the same area as Mount Royal Park in Montreal.
- Population in 2006: 33,764 (2001 to 2006 population change: 14.2 %)
- Population in 2001: 29,556
- Population in 1996: 28,097
- Population in 1991: 25,828
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 12,059 (total dwellings: 12,398)
- English as first language: 2.9 %
- French as first language: 93.7 %
- English and French as first language: 0.4 %
- Other as first language: 3 %
Mascouche is the hometown of baseball player Éric Gagné.
Saint-Roch-de-l'Achigan L'Épiphanie (parish) Terrebonne Repentigny Mascouche Terrebonne Administrative divisions of Lanaudière (Region 14) Regional county municipalities
and equivalent territories
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