History and origins

Rosemère's history and origins in detail. Learn more about the seigniory era, the first permanent settlers, the country setting, the growth of Rosemère, Rosemère in the 70s, 80s and 90s and the new millenium.


The Town of Rosemère has long been known for the legendary beauty of its territory and celebrated for the prosperity and harmony of its community life. This sense of beauty and harmony is transmitted throughout the urban landscape and in the many arts, socio-cultural and recreational sports activities hosted by the city. Located on the magnificent Mille-Îles River and easily accessible from highways 13, 15 and 640, Rosemère has become a major business centre for the region. Another important factor is that Rosemère's municipal tax rate is one of the lowest in all urbanized regions of Quebec.

Logo and Coat of Arms

The Town of Rosemère, besides boasting a magnificent coat of arms, also prides itself of having a prestigious logo of contemporary design entirely in keeping with the town's image. The logo is, indeed, a true reflection of the city's distinct character. The straight green lines symbolize both the many green spaces and the superb architectural layout of the town. The rose evokes the Rosemère's countless flower gardens, while the wavy line represents the nearby river. And, of course, the decorative R stands for the town's initial.