A photograph of William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, the town's namesake
|Nickname(s): 'Canada's Hockey Factory'|
|Motto: Grow With Us|
|Rural Municipalities (R.M.)||Kelvington No. 366|
|Post office Founded||1906-09-01|
|• Mayor||Trevor Lowey|
|• Federal Electoral District of Yorkton-Melville M.P.||Garry Breitkreuz (2008)|
|• Provincial Constituency of Kelvington-Wadena M.L.A.||June Draude (2007)|
Kelvington is a town of 866 residents in the rural municipality of Kelvington No. 366, in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. The town was named for William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, scientist and inventor. Kelvington is located at the intersection of Highway 38 and Highway 49 Southeast portion of Saskatchewan. Kelvington is geographically situated in the parkland region of Saskatchewan and is surrounded by numerous lakes, Big Quill Lake, Little Quill Lake, Ponass Lake, Nut Lake, Little Nut Lake, Round Lake and Fishing Lake going around clockwise. East Central Saskatchewan Association for the Rehabilitation of the Brain Injured (SARBI) is a rehabilitation facility which is located in Kelvington and services a one hundred mile radius. Kelvington is located along the Route 66 Snowmobile Trail.
It is east of Saskatoon.
Besides being at the intersection of a secondary grade and primary grade, Highway 38 and Highway 49. Kelvington is also home to the Kelvington Airport CKV2 which has a 2500 foot turf runway with no winter maintenance. Kelvington is also located along the CPR railway.
Kelvington is serviced by the Northeast Chronicle and Wadena News. The nearest radio station is located in Humboldt, Saskatchewan - CHBO-FM 107.5
Kelvington has created a large collection of hockey cards commemorating hockey greats who have originated from Kelvington, Saskatchewan. Lloyd Gronsdahl, Barry Melrose, Joe Kocur, Wendel Clark, Kerry Clark, and Kory Kocur are all featured on their cards with their NHL hockey statistics. This large sign is located to the west side Highway 38
Sites of interest
- Round Lake
- Marean Lake is located 40 kilometers north of Kelvington.
- Fishing Lake Regional Park is located just 35 kilometers south of Kelvington.
- Greenwater Lake Provincial Park is located 40 kilometers north of Kelvington.
- Big Quill Lake
- Little Quill Lake
- Ponass Lake
- Nut Lake
- Little Nut Lake
- Fishing Lake
- N/A = Data Not Available
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- Time zone (cst) UTC-6
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