Lampman

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Lampman, Saskatchewan
Town
Lampman is located in Saskatchewan
Lampman
Location of Lampman in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 49°23′00″N 102°45′54″W / 49.383236°N 102.76489°W / 49.383236; -102.76489
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Region South west, Saskatchewan
Census division 1
Area
 • Total 834.02 km2 (322.02 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 735
Postal code S0C 1N0
Area code(s) 306
Website Lampman, Saskatchewan

Lampman is a small town of around 735 people, located in the south east part of Saskatchewan roughly 30 miles northeast of Estevan.[1] It is served by the Lampman Airport.

Lampman's water supply is obtained from 2 deep wells and goes through a water treatment system.

Lampman has volunteer ambulance service, volunteer fire department and emergency rescue.

History[edit]

The village of Lampman was founded on September 13, 1910. It was named for Canadian poet Archibald Lampman, one of the Confederation Poets. It gained the status of town on June 1, 1963.[2]

Education[edit]

Lampman has one school that covers Kindergarten through grade 12, with an enrollment of 210 students.

Sports[edit]

The Lampman A's baseball team was inducted into the Saskatchewan Baseball Hall of Fame on August 18, 2012.

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 49°22′59″N 102°45′00″W / 49.383°N 102.750°W / 49.383; -102.750

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lampman," Encyclopedia of Canada (Toronto: University Associates, 948), III, 379.
  2. ^ "A Little Bit of History," Town of Lampman and Community. Web, Mar. 23, 2011.