Pierreville, Quebec

Pierreville, Quebec
—  Municipality  —
Location within Nicolet-Yamaska Regional County Municipality.
Coordinates (26, rue Ally [1]): 46°04′03″N 72°48′50″W / 46.0675°N 72.81389°W / 46.0675; -72.81389
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Centre-du-Québec
RCM Nicolet-Yamaska
Municipality June 13, 2001
Electoral Districts
Federal

Bas-Richelieu—Nicolet—Bécancour
Provincial Nicolet-Yamaska
Government[1][2][3]
 – Mayor André Descôteaux
 – Federal MP(s) Louis Plamondon (BQ)
 – Quebec MNA(s) Jean-Martin Aussant (PQ)
Area[4]
 – Land 78.31 km2 (30.2 sq mi)
Population (2006)[4]
 – Total 2,337
 – Density 29.8/km2 (77.2/sq mi)
 – Change (2001-06) decrease2.7%
 – Dwellings 1,174
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 – Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal code(s) J0G
Area code(s) 450
Access Routes[5] Route 132
Route 226

Pierreville is a community in Nicolet-Yamaska Regional County Municipality, Quebec, located at the confluence of the Saint Lawrence and Saint-François rivers, at the edge of Lac Saint-Pierre. The population as of the Canada 2006 Census was 2,337.

Pierreville faces the town of Saint-François-du-Lac across the Saint-François river, and lies at the junction of Route 132 and Route 226. Part of the Abenaki Indian reserve of Odanak is an enclave within the city limits of Pierreville. The limits of the reserve begin only a short walk away from the town's main street.

Contents

Demographics

Population

Population trend[6]

Census Population Change (%)
2006 2,337 decrease2.7%
Merger (+) 2,402 increase60.4%
2001 950 decrease10.0%
Boundary change 1,055 increase7.5%
1996 976 decrease9.1%
1991 1,074 N/A

(+) Amalgamation of the Parishes of Notre-Dame-de-Pierreville, Saint-Thomas-de-Pierreville, and the Village of Pierreville on June 13, 2001.

Language

Mother tongue language (2006)[4]

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 2,235 97.60%
English only 10 0.44%
Both English and French 0 0.00%
Other languages 45 1.96%


Climate

Climate data for Pierreville
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 14.5
(58.1)
11.5
(52.7)
16.5
(61.7)
31.5
(88.7)
31
(88)
34
(93)
34
(93)
33.5
(92.3)
31.5
(88.7)
25.5
(77.9)
21
(70)
14.5
(58.1)
34
(93)
Average high °C (°F) −6.5
(20.3)
−4.1
(24.6)
1.4
(34.5)
10.3
(50.5)
18.7
(65.7)
23.6
(74.5)
25.8
(78.4)
24.6
(76.3)
19.3
(66.7)
12.3
(54.1)
4.3
(39.7)
−2.9
(26.8)
10.6
Daily mean °C (°F) −11.6
(11.1)
−9.3
(15.3)
−3.5
(25.7)
5.4
(41.7)
12.9
(55.2)
18
(64)
20.3
(68.5)
19.1
(66.4)
14.2
(57.6)
7.8
(46.0)
0.8
(33.4)
−7.2
(19.0)
5.6
Average low °C (°F) −16.6
(2.1)
−14.4
(6.1)
−8.3
(17.1)
0.5
(32.9)
7.2
(45.0)
12.4
(54.3)
14.7
(58.5)
13.7
(56.7)
9
(48)
3.3
(37.9)
−2.8
(27.0)
−11.4
(11.5)
0.6
Record low °C (°F) −38
(−36)
−34
(−29)
−32
(−26)
−15
(5)
−3
(27)
0
(32)
4.5
(40.1)
2
(36)
−3
(27)
−7
(19)
−20
(−4)
−37.5
(−35.5)
−38
(−36)
Precipitation mm (inches) 76.7
(3.02)
57
(2.24)
64.8
(2.551)
73.5
(2.894)
87.1
(3.429)
91.1
(3.587)
97.4
(3.835)
94.7
(3.728)
79.2
(3.118)
81
(3.19)
95.4
(3.756)
69.5
(2.736)
967.5
(38.091)
Source: Environment Canada[7]

See also

References



Coordinates: 46°04′N 72°49′W / 46.067°N 72.817°W / 46.067; -72.817


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