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Acton Vale, Quebec

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Welcome to Acton Vale ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Acton Vale had a population of 7,797 people.<1>

The city of Acton Vale is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Acton Vale lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: EST- Heure Normale de l'Est (HNE), EDT- Heure Avancée de l'Est (HAE).

Area codes for Acton Vale: (450) and (579)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Acton Vale had a population of 7,797 people.

The population of Acton Vale represents 0.1% of the total population of Quebec (which had 7,546,131 people at that time), making it Quebec's 104th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 7,797 people, the population of Acton Vale increased 6.44% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 7,325 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Acton Vale.

Communities near Acton Vale ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2006
Drummondville   [Map]   67,392   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Granby   [Map]   11,748   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Granby   [Map]   47,637   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Saint Charles de Drummond   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Saint Germain de Grantham   [Map]   3,993   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Saint Hyacinthe   [Map]   51,616   W   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Acton Vale.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Acton Vale. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Acton Vale:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Acton Vale ...

Looking for more information about Acton Vale? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Acton Vale, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Acton Vale.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Acton Vale. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Acton Vale. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Quebec: www.gouv.qc.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Acton Vale were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Acton Vale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (579) is an overlay for area code (450). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Acton Vale.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Acton Vale. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Acton Vale) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Acton Vale. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Acton Vale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Acton Vale. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.6333, Longitude: -72.5667     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Acton Vale.