Landrienne, Quebec Canada

Discover Landrienne, Quebec: A Historical and Cultural Overview

Landrienne, a township municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec, is nestled in the Abitibi Regional County Municipality. It forms part of the census agglomeration of Amos. Originally christened as Saint-Barnabé-de-Landrienne, this place pays tribute to Jean-Marie Landriève Des Bordes (1712–1778), a French naval officer and administrative inspector.

The Historical Journey of Landrienne, Quebec

Landrienne's history dates back to 1918 when a group of pioneers, primarily from Sainte-Thècle and Saint-Prosper, settled along the Transcontinental railroad. This area is located 12 km east of the town of Amos and north of La Corne.

In 1926, a significant portion of Landrienne was used to establish the municipality of Saint-Marc-de-Figuery, along with another section of Figuery-et-Dalquier.

Demographics of Landrienne, Quebec

According to the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Landrienne had a population of 897, residing in 398 of its 410 total private dwellings. This represented a decrease of 7.2% from its 2016 population of 967.

With a land area of 275.93 km2 (106.54 sq mi), Landrienne had a population density of 3.3/km2 (8.4/sq mi) in 2021. The linguistic breakdown is as follows:

  • English as a first language: 0.6%
  • French as a first language: 98.3%
  • English and French as a first language: 0.6%
  • Other languages as a first language: 0.6%

Landrienne, Quebec, with its rich history and vibrant culture, offers a unique experience for both residents and visitors alike.