Porcupine Plain, Saskatchewan

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Porcupine Plain, Saskatchewan
Town
Motto: Nature's Gift
Porcupine Plain, Saskatchewan is located in Saskatchewan
Porcupine Plain, Saskatchewan
Location of Porcupine Plain in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 52°35′53″N 103°14′53″W / 52.598°N 103.248°W / 52.598; -103.248
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Region Saskatchewan
Census division 14
Rural Municipality Porcupine No. 395
Post office Founded 1929-04-01
Incorporated (Village) N/A
Incorporated (Town) N/A
Government
 • Mayor Carol Belchamber
 • Administrator Twyla Salmond
 • Governing body Porcupine Plain Town Council
Area
 • Total 2.27 km2 (0.88 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 855
 • Density 377.2/km2 (977/sq mi)
Time zone CST
Postal code S0E 1H0
Area code(s) 306
Highways Highway 23
Railway Canadian National Railway (abandoned)
Website Town of Porcupine Plain
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Porcupine Plain is a town in Saskatchewan, Canada. It is accessed by Highway 23. Greenwater Lake Provincial Park is 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) southwest on Highway 38. The town is located within the Porcupine Provincial Forest. The town was originally settled by returning World War I veterans who settled in the area during the early 1920s.[5] Quilly Willy is the town mascot used on promotional material.

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  1. ^ National Archives, Archivia Net, Post Offices and Postmasters 
  2. ^ Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home, Municipal Directory System (– Scholar search) [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. ^ Sask Biz
  6. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-08-22. 

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Coordinates: 52°35′53″N 103°14′53″W / 52.598°N 103.248°W / 52.598; -103.248