Bengough, Saskatchewan

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Bengough
Motto: Gateway to the Big Muddy
Bengough is located in Saskatchewan
Bengough
Bengough
Coordinates: 49°24′N 105°08′W / 49.400°N 105.133°W / 49.400; -105.133
Country Canada
Provinces and territories of Canada Saskatchewan
Rural Municipalities (R.M.) Bengough No. 40
Post office Founded 1912-03-01
Village 1911
Town 1958
Area
 • Total 1.07 km2 (0.41 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 337
 • Density 314.4/km2 (814/sq mi)
Website http://www.bengough.com/
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Bengough /ˈbɛn.ɡɔːf/[5] is a town in the rural municipality of Bengough No. 40, in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. A southeastern Saskatchewan prairie town, Bengough is located east of Willow Bunch Lake on Highway 34 near Highway 705. It is named Bengough after cartoonist John Wilson Bengough. Bengough also plays host to the Gateway Festival which showcases various musicians and several other events through the weekend, usually taking place in late July.

Economy[edit]

Located in a mixed farming and ranching area, Bengough's main economic industry is agriculture. Regina, Assiniboia and Weyburn are the closest neighbouring major communities.[6]

Geography[edit]

Bengough is located within the Missouri Coteau near Willow Bunch Lake, Big Muddy Lake, Salt Lake and Channel Lake. Just to the south is located the Big Muddy Badlands. Bengough and District Regional Park features camping, an outdoor swimming pool, 9-hole golf course as well as play area.[7]


Demographics[edit]

N/A = Data Not Available

Area statistics[edit]

  • Lat (DMS) 49°24′00″ N
  • Long (DMS) 105°08′00″ W
  • Dominion Land Survey Sec.23, Twp.5, R.24, W2
  • Time zone (cst) UTC−6

Location[edit]

Coordinates: 49°24′N 105°08′W / 49.400°N 105.133°W / 49.400; -105.133 (Bengough, Saskatchewan)


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References[edit]

  1. ^ National Archives, Archivia Net, Post Offices and Postmasters, retrieved 2007-05-26 
  2. ^ Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home, Municipal Directory System (– SCHOLAR SEARCH), retrieved 2007-05-26 [dead link]
  3. ^ Canadian Textiles Institute. (2005), CTI Determine your provincial constituency, retrieved 2007-05-26 
  4. ^ Commissioner of Canada Elections, Chief Electoral Officer of Canada (2005), Elections Canada On-line, retrieved 2007-04-24 
  5. ^ H-net online
  6. ^ Town Of Bengough, retrieved 2007-06-16 
  7. ^ Bengough & District Regional Park, archived from the original on 2005-11-05, retrieved 2007-06-16 
  8. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  9. ^ Becquet's Custom Programming (August 17, 2005), Saskatchewan City & Town Maps – Directory (WEB), retrieved 2007-06-06 

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