Alameda, Saskatchewan

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Alameda
Town
Fifth Street in 1908
Fifth Street in 1908
Alameda is located in Saskatchewan
Alameda
Alameda
Location of Alameda in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 49°16′N 102°17′W / 49.26°N 102.28°W / 49.26; -102.28
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Region Saskatchewan
Census division 1
Rural Municipality Moose Creek
Post office Founded 1883
Government
 • Mayor Mike Warner
 • Town Manager Hewitt Lynne
 • Governing body Alameda Town Council
Area
 • Total 2.55 km2 (0.98 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 342
 • Density 133.9/km2 (347/sq mi)
Time zone CST
Postal code S0C 0A0
Area code(s) 306
Highways Hwy 361
Website Official website
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Alameda is a town in southeastern Saskatchewan, Canada, approximately 50 km east of Estevan. The definition of Alameda in Spanish is "Avenue of Trees". Alameda had a population of 342 in the Canada Census of 2011.

Alameda is situated in the southeast corner of Saskatchewan. The closest larger centres to Alameda are Estevan, Weyburn, Regina, and Minot, North Dakota. Alameda sits in an area that is abundant with grain, oil and water.

Demographics[edit]

Amenities[edit]

Alameda offers the following community facilities; a community ice rink (skating, curling), Heritage museum, and the Alameda Merry Makers Senior Centre.

Alameda offers a wide range of services for its residents, which include a full-service grocery and meat store, a restaurant, a banking institution, hotel and bar, grain elevator, full-service campground as well as many others.

Alameda is famous for being the home of the Alameda Dam which has turned into a full-service recreational area. The Alameda Dam is the home of the Alameda Fishing Derby which takes place the 3rd weekend of June each year. It is also the home of Moose Creek Regional Park and golf course.

Alameda hosts various events throughout the year including the Alameda Agricultural Society fair and 4-H show and sale and the Alameda Flower Show.

Notables[edit]

Trent Whitfield, drafted 100th overall in the 1996 NHL Draft by the Boston Bruins and currently is the captain of the Providence Bruins, Boston's AHL affiliate, is from Alameda.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Archives, Archivia Net. "Post Offices and Postmasters". Retrieved 2014-04-26. 
  2. ^ Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home. "Municipal Directory System". Retrieved 2014-04-26. 
  3. ^ Commissioner of Canada Elections, Chief Electoral Officer of Canada (2005). "Elections Canada On-line". Retrieved 2014-04-26. 
  4. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-04-26. 
  5. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 

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Coordinates: 49°26′N 102°28′W / 49.433°N 102.467°W / 49.433; -102.467 (Alameda, Saskatchewan)