Macklin, Saskatchewan

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Macklin
Town
Macklin is located in Saskatchewan
Macklin
Macklin
Coordinates: 52°12′N 109°34′W / 52.20°N 109.57°W / 52.20; -109.57
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Region Southwest Saskatchewan
Census division 13
Rural Municipality Eye Hill
Post office established 1908
Government
 • Mayor Patrick Doetzel
 • Administrator Kim G. Gartner
 • Governing body Macklin Town Council
Area
 • Total 3.14 km2 (1.21 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,415
 • Density 450.7/km2 (1,167/sq mi)
Time zone CST
Postal code S0L 2C0
Area code(s) 306
Highways Highway 31
Waterways St. Lawrence Lake, Macklin Lake, Hallam Lake
Website Town of Macklin
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Macklin is a town in Eye Hill Rural Municipality No. 382, Saskatchewan, Canada. The population was 1,415 at the 2011 Canada Census. The town is located on Highway 31 about 5 km east of the provincial border with Alberta, and is situated near one of the most productive oil and natural gas producing fields in the province.

Among its many attractions, it is the host of the annual Bunnock World Championship, during which the town population doubles in size.

Demographics[edit]

In 2006 Macklin had a population of 1,290 living in 507 dwellings, a -3.0% increase from 2001. The town has a land area of 2.85 km2 (1.10 sq mi) and a population density of 452.7/km2 (1,172/sq mi).[5]

Notable Residents[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Statistics Canada. Government of Canada. Retrieved 2014-04-09. 
  2. ^ National Archives, Archivia Net. "Post Offices and Postmasters". Retrieved 2014-07-15. 
  3. ^ Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home. "Municipal Directory System". Retrieved 2014-07-15. 
  4. ^ Commissioner of Canada Elections, Chief Electoral Officer of Canada (2005). "Elections Canada On-line". Retrieved 2014-07-15. 
  5. ^ Statistics Canada (Census 2006). "Macklin - Community Profile". Retrieved 2009-01-14.  Check date values in: |date= (help)

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Coordinates: 52°20′N 109°57′W / 52.333°N 109.950°W / 52.333; -109.950 (Macklin, Saskatchewan)