Mercier, Quebec


Mercier, Quebec
Mercier, Quebec
—  Ville  —
Location within Roussillon Regional County Municipality.
Coordinates (869, boulevard Saint-Jean-Baptiste [1]): 45°18′42″N 73°44′42″W / 45.31167°N 73.745°W / 45.31167; -73.745
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Montérégie
RCM Roussillon
Established July 01, 1855
Incorporated June 08, 1964
Electoral Districts
Federal

Châteauguay—Saint-Constant
Provincial Châteauguay
Government[1][2][3]
 - Mayor Jacques Lambert 
 - Federal MP(s) Carole Freeman (BQ)
 - Quebec MNA(s) Pierre Moreau (PLQ)
Area[4]
 - Total 45.95 km2 (17.7 sq mi)
Population (2006)[4]
 - Total 10,121
 - Density 220.3/km2 (570.6/sq mi)
 - Change (2001-06) increase7.2%
 - Dwellings 3,733
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal code(s) J6R
Area code(s) 450
Access Routes[5] Route 138
Website www.ville.mercier.qc.ca

Mercier is a town in southwestern Quebec, Canada in the Regional County Municipality Roussillon. It is located on the Châteauguay River, southwest of Montreal. The population as of the Canada 2006 Census was 10,121.

Contents

Demographics

Population

Population trend[6]

Census Population Change (%)
2006 10,121 increase7.2%
2001 9,442 increase4.2%
1996 9,059 increase10.1%
1991 8,227 N/A

Language

Mother tongue language (2006)[4]

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 9,210 91.19%
English only 555 5.49%
Both English and French 45 0.45%
Other languages 290 2.87%

Infrastructure

Transportation

The CIT du Haut-Saint-Laurent provides commuter and local bus services.

See also

References

External links



Coordinates: 45°21′N 73°48′W / 45.35°N 73.8°W / 45.35; -73.8


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