The municipality

Dominated by Mount Shefford with its magnificent views, the municipalité du Canton de Shefford, long known to the local English-speaking population as Shefford Township, offers a unique setting for current and future generations alike. More and more people are discovering the pleasures of living in a place where growth and development are managed in harmony with nature and the environment. Proud of its unique heritage, the municipality is doing its utmost to give visitors a chance to explore this jewel of the Upper Yamaska.

Carte Shefford
 Come travel the municipality’s 175-odd kilometres of roads; you’ll discover stunning landscapes, a diversity of plants and wildlife, a mountain that lends itself well to outdoor activities, and a warm and welcoming population.

Municipal Data:

Shefford Township is located in Canada, Province of Québec, in the tourist region of Estrie, also known as the Eastern Townships.

The municipality is bordered by the geographical areas of Bromont, Granby, Roxton, Saint-Joachim-de-Shefford, Warden and Waterloo.

Population :

  • 6 858 (2013)
  • 7 350 (2012)
  • 7 195 (2011)
  • 7 122 (2010)
  • 6 510 (2009)
  • 6 064 (2008)
  • 5 941 (2007)
  • 5 443 (2004)
  • 5 349 (2003)

Assessment 2009:
521,815,800

Incorporated :
July 1, 1855

Debt as at 11-04-2012: $840 000
Debt as at 24-04-2011: $906,000
Debt as at 31-12-2009: $1,029,000

Property Assessment:

  • $767, 3 M (2013)
  • $695,3 M (2012)
  • $681,5 M (2011)
  • $659,2 M (2010)
  • $521,8 M (2009)
  • $499,0 M (2008)
  • $479,5 M (2007)
  • $331,8 M (2006)
  • $315,5 M (2005)
  • $301,2 M (2004)
  • $270,2 M (as at Dec. 31, 2003)

Regional County Municipality:  MRC de la Haute-Yamaska
Administrative Region: Montérégie
Surface Area: 116,62 km2
General Tax Rate: $0.71 (2013)