Sainte-Julie, Quebec

Ville de Sainte-Julie
—  City  —
Sainte-Julie municipal library.

Location within Lajemmerais Regional County Municipality.
Coordinates (1580, chemin du Fer-à-Cheval[1]): 45°35′16″N 73°19′35″W / 45.58778°N °W / 45.58778; -73.32639
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Montérégie (16)
RCM Lajemmerais
Established July 01, 1855
Incorporated October 30, 1971
Electoral Districts
Federal

Verchères—Les Patriotes
Provincial Verchères
Government[1][2][3]
 - Mayor Suzanne Roy
 - Federal MP(s) Luc Malo (BQ)
 - Quebec MNA(s) Stephane Bergeron (PQ)
Area[4]
 - Land
Population (2006)[4]
 - Total 29079
 Density
 - Urban density
 - Rural density
 - Metro density
 - Change (2001-06) 9.4%
 - Change (2001-06) Density
 - Dwellings 10503
 - Dwellings Density
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal code(s) J3E
Area code(s) 450
Access Routes[5]


Website www.ville.sainte-julie.qc.ca

Sainte-Julie (originally Sainte-Julie-de-Verchères), is an off-island suburb of Montreal, in southwestern Quebec, Canada, east of Montreal in the Regional County Municipality of Lajemmerais. The population as of the Canada 2006 Census was 29,079. Ste. Julie was named the best town to live in, in Québec for 2009. It is a family orientated community with many activities for children and youth.

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History

The city is named for Julia of Corsica, a virgin martyr from the fifth century A.D.

Population

Population trend[6]

Census Population Change (%)
2006 29,079 9.4%
2001 26,580 10.6%
1996 24,030 16.5%
1991 20,632 N/A

Language

Mother tongue language (2006)[4]

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 27,840 95.92%
English only 490 1.69%
Both English and French 45 0.15%
Other languages 650 2.24%

Transportation

The Sainte-Julie public transit system provides commuter and local bus services.

See also

References