Marsden, Saskatchewan

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Village of Marsden
Village
Marsden, Saskatchewan is located in Saskatchewan
Marsden, Saskatchewan
Location of Marsden in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 52°50′42″N 109°48′29″W / 52.845°N 109.808°W / 52.845; -109.808
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Region Saskatchewan
Census division 13
Rural Municipality Manitou Lake No. 442
Post office Founded N/A
Incorporated (Village) N/A
Incorporated (Town) N/A
Government
 • Mayor Tracy Kurtz
 • Administrator Joanne Loy
 • Governing body Marsden Village Council
Area
 • Total 0.94 km2 (0.36 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 234
 • Density 294.1/km2 (762/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC−7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC−6)
Postal code S0M 1P0
Area code(s) 306
Highways Hwy 40
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Marsden is a village in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. It gained notoriety shortly after the impact of the Buzzard Coulee meteorite near the village in November 2008.

Demographics[edit]

Arts and culture[edit]

Marsden is also the host of the annual Quad War, a Society for Creative Anachronism event. It is a Renaissance/Middle Ages full costume festival and war. It attracts approximately 500 people, mostly society members from Alberta and Saskatchewan. It is usually held in the first week of August.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ National Archives, Archivia Net, Post Offices and Postmasters 
  2. ^ Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home, Municipal Directory System [dead link]
  3. ^ Canadian Textiles Institute. (2005), CTI Determine your provincial constituency 
  4. ^ Commissioner of Canada Elections, Chief Electoral Officer of Canada (2005), Elections Canada On-line 
  5. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 

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Coordinates: 52°50′42″N 109°48′29″W / 52.845°N 109.808°W / 52.845; -109.808