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Encyclopedia > Cowansville, Quebec

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City of Cowansville (436 words)
Between 1986 and 2001, the population of Cowansville grew from 11,643 to 12,032.
While one quarter of its’ population is under 20 years of age, (the provincial average is 24%) if current tendencies were to continue, the percentage of young people in Cowansville as in the province as a whole would continue to decrease.
In 2001, 83,9 % of the population of Cowansville used French as its main spoken language.
Cowansville - Quebec History (105 words)
L’Encyclopédie de l’histoire du Québec / The Quebec History Encyclopedia
, a village in Missisquoi county, Quebec, on the Canadian Pacific Railway, 24 miles south-west of Waterloo, and on the southern branch of the Yamaska river.
It was originally known as Nelsonville, in memory of Lord Nelson; but the present name was substituted, in honour of Peter Cowan, the first postmaster in the locality.
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