Saint-Hyacinthe is the first Canadian city to obtain the prestigious title of agrifood technocity. It’s a lively city that offers its citizens an exceptional quality of life thanks to its many green spaces, its infrastructure as well as its wide-range of leisure and other activities.

Culture and events

Cultural and artistic events and popular exhibitions take place throughout the year at Saint-Hyacinthe. You’ll be unable to resist the Expo de Saint-Hyacinthe that hosts nearly 200,000 visitors each year or the varied programming of the Centre des arts Juliette-Lassonde.

Active lifestyle

Do you enjoy sports, physical activities and fresh air? Saint-Hyacinthe is constantly innovating in order to improve the well-being and quality of life of its citizens. There’s lots to choose from, with: 7 ball fields; 1 indoor climbing wall; 51 km of bike paths; 3 basketball courts; 42 soccer fields; 3 skate parks, 15 skating rinks, 17 tennis courts and much more at your disposal!

Urban transit

In Saint-Hyacinthe, public transportation is simple, eco-friendly, economical and safe! There are express lines, neighbourhood routes, extended hours on Thursday and Friday evenings until 10:00 p.m. and a weekend and holiday bus service making it easy for you to get around.


Points of interests

  • Les Salines Park
  • Daniel A. Seguin Garden
  • Porte des Anciens Maires
  • Marché-Centre de Saint-Hyacinthe public market
  • Casavant organs
  • Centre des Arts Juliette-Lassonde
Superficy 191.6 km2
Number of inhabitants 53236 inhabitants
Density (inhabitants/km2) 282 inhab./km2
Average age years
The largest age group Less than 14 years: 14%
15 to 24 years: 13%
25 to 44 years: 22%
45 to 64 years: 31%
More than 65 years: 21%
% of households 1-person: 37%
2-person: 37%
3-person: 12%
4-person: 12%
5-person or more: 1%
Spoken languages French: 97%
English: 1%
Others: 2%


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Average price
Single houses Condominiums
2016 218450 $ 163756 $