Plunkett, Saskatchewan

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Village of Plunkett
Village
Village of Plunkett is located in Saskatchewan
Village of Plunkett
Village of Plunkett
Coordinates: 51°54′22″N 105°26′42″W / 51.906°N 105.445°W / 51.906; -105.445
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Region Saskatchewan
Census division 11
Rural Municipality Viscount
Post office 1909 - 2001
Incorporated (Village) N/A
Incorporated (Town) N/A
Government
 • Mayor Richard Hayes
 • Administrator Helen Miller
 • Governing body Plunkett Village Council
Area
 • Total 0.64 km2 (0.25 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 75
 • Density 116.5/km2 (302/sq mi)
Time zone CST
Postal code S0K 3J0
Area code(s) 306
Highways Highway 16
Highway 365
Waterways Little Manitou Lake
Website Village of Plunkett
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Plunkett is a village in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.

History[edit]

The village was named after Viscount Horace Plunkett, a CP Rail investor, and in 1921 was incorporated. The economy of Plunkett is dominated by agriculture, and the mining industry, with mines located at Lanigan, Colonsay, and Allan.[5]

Geography[edit]

Plunkett is at the intersection of Highway 16 and Highway 365. The village site is bounded by the railway to the south and Highway 16 to the north.

Demographics[edit]

Mayor: Bob Clavelle

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Footnotes[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. ^ Saskbiz Info
  6. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 

Coordinates: 51°54′22″N 105°26′42″W / 51.906°N 105.445°W / 51.906; -105.445