Herbert, Saskatchewan

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Town of Herbert
Motto: Have you seen Herbert?
Herbert, Saskatchewan is located in Saskatchewan
Herbert, Saskatchewan
Location of Herbert in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 50°25′38″N 107°13′40″W / 50.42728°N 107.22781°W / 50.42728; -107.22781
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Region Saskatchewan
Census division 7
Rural Municipality Morse
Government
 • Mayor Doreen Schroeder
 • Town Manager Raegan Funk
 • Governing body Herbert Town Council
Area
 • Land 3.78 km2 (1.46 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 742
 • Density 196.2/km2 (508/sq mi)
Time zone CST
Postal code S0H 2A0
Area code(s) 306
Highways Trans-Canada Highway
Website [1]

Herbert is a town located in southwest Saskatchewan, just east of Swift Current on the Trans-Canada Highway. Its population as of 2001 was 742.[citation needed]

Herbert was named after the British diplomat Sir Michael Henry Herbert. It is the hometown of CBC Sports broadcaster Don Wittman. Herbert was also the home of former Senator Jack Wiebe.

Tourist attractions[edit]

The Herbert Train Station Museum is the best place to stop for information on the town of Herbert. The train station is located on 625 Railway Avenue.[1] The Klassen Museum (c. 1916) is a Municipal Heritage Property on the Canadian Register of Historic Places.[2]

Schools[edit]

Herbert has one K-12 school.[clarification needed][citation needed]

Recreation[edit]

Herbert has a skating rink and a curling rink, a swimming pool, a number of ball diamonds, and a gym within the school.Herbert is also home to the Herbert Stampede, a Canadian Cowboys Asscociation approved Rodeo. Herbert Stampede was the CCA's 2008 Rodeo of the year. The Stampede also features the very popular Wild Cow Race and The Wild West Parade.[citation needed]

Other attractions[edit]

Herbert also has a CO-OP,[clarification needed] a butcher shop, a store, a pharmacy, a hospital/nursing home, a senior home, a public library,MCC thrift store, and a post office.[citation needed]

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Coordinates: 50°25′37″N 107°13′37″W / 50.427°N 107.227°W / 50.427; -107.227