Milestone, Saskatchewan

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Town of Milestone
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Milestone, Saskatchewan is located in Saskatchewan
Milestone, Saskatchewan
Location of Milestone in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 49°59′31″N 104°31′26″W / 49.992°N 104.524°W / 49.992; -104.524
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Region Saskatchewan
Census division 2
Rural Municipality Caledonia
Post office Founded May 1, 1900
Incorporated (Village of the Northwest Territories) March 14, 1903
Incorporated (Town) 1906
Government
 • Mayor Jeff Brown
 • Town Administrator Stephen Schury
 • Governing body Milestone Town Council
Area
 • Total 2.17 km2 (0.84 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 542
 • Density 249.5/km2 (646/sq mi)
Time zone CST
Postal code S0G 3L0
Area code(s) 306
Highways Highway 39
Waterways Souris River valley
Website http://www.milestonesk.ca/
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Milestone is a town in south east Saskatchewan, Canada on Saskatchewan Highway 39. The town was named after C.W. Milestone (superintendent of the New Soo Line) in 1893. The town acts as a service centre for neighboring country side with the area's economy dominated by agriculture.[2]

Milestone Elementary has classes from Kindergarten to Grade 4 while the high school has class to Grader 12. Other facilities provided in the town include a public pool, campground, three churches (Milestone United Church, Milestone St. Aloysius Catholic Church, and Milestone Alliance Church), ice rink and various shops and services.[3]

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  1. ^ http://www.mds.gov.sk.ca/apps/Pub/MDS/muniDetails.aspx?cat=2&mun=2115
  2. ^ http://www.milestonesk.ca/
  3. ^ http://www.milestonesk.ca/
  4. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved {{{2001_access_date}}}. 

Coordinates: 49°59′31″N 104°31′26″W / 49.992°N 104.524°W / 49.992; -104.524