is a town
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in southeastern Quebec
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on the Coaticook River; it is the seat of the Coaticook Regional County Municipality
Coaticook is a regional county municipality in southeastern Quebec, Canada. The regional county municipality seat is Coaticook.-History:On September 3, 1783, as a result of the signing of the Treaty of Paris the American Revolutionary War ended with Great Britain...
. Its southern border is also the border with the United States
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In addition to the primary community of Coaticook, smaller communities now within the municipal boundaries include Baldwin's Mills, Barnston, Ladd's Mills and Stanhope
. Stanhope was a separate community in the 1890s.
Stanhope is home to the small Stanhope Airport
Stanhope Airport, , is located adjacent to the community of Stanhope, Quebec, Canada....
According to the Canada 2006 Census
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- Population: 9,204
- % Change (1996-2001): 2.4
- Dwellings: 3,978
- Area (km².): 218.55
- Density (persons per km².): 42.1
- French: 92 %
- English: 6 %
- English and French: >1%
- Non Official language only: 2%
Cemeteries in or near Coaticook include Mount Forest Cemetery, Saint Edmond Cemetery,, St-Luc and St-Wilfrid-de-Barnston.