Redwing, Saskatchewan

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Redwing, Saskatchewan
Red Wing
Hamlet
Redwing, Saskatchewan is located in Saskatchewan
Redwing, Saskatchewan
Red Wing Locality
Coordinates: 53°15′24″N 105°45′32″W / 53.25667°N 105.75889°W / 53.25667; -105.75889Coordinates: 53°15′24″N 105°45′32″W / 53.25667°N 105.75889°W / 53.25667; -105.75889
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Census division 15
Rural Municipality Buckland
Government
 • Governing body Buckland No. 491
Area code(s) 306
This article deals with Redwing, Saskatchewan, the small community just north of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan.

Redwing, Saskatchewan, Canada, is a small community in rural municipality (RM) of Buckland No. 491 on Saskatchewan Highway 2. Red Wing and Red Wing Terrace are both localities of Buckland No. 491.[1] Red Wing Terrace is north of the locality of Green Acres on Green Acres Road and south of both Red Wing Terrace Road, and White Star locality. White Star is located on White Star Road, which is concurrent with Township Road 502 and Saskatchewan Highway 780. Red Wing is 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) north of the city limits and 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) north of the city centre of Prince Albert. Red Wing is 18 kilometres (11 mi) south of Spruce Home. Red Wing Road runs concurrent with Township Road 494, which intersects Saskatchewan Highway 2.[2] For a short time Nesbit Forest post office located at the legal land description of North West 1/4 Section 8, Township 49, Range 26, West of the 2nd meridian was the nearest postal location to Redwing. However Prince Albert is just located at Township 48, Range 26, West of the 2nd meridian.

Education[edit]

Historical education[edit]

In 1912, the one room school house named RED WING School District #2857 was formed at South East Section 32 Township 49 range 26 West of the 2 Meridian according to Saskatchewan Provincial Archives Regina Branch. This location is just to the northwest of the city of Prince Albert. According to the book, Buckland's Heritage, Margaret Willis was the first teacher.[3]

Current education[edit]

Redwing has an elementary school which is a part of the Saskatchewan Rivers School Division. Red Wing Roman Catholic Separate School Division No. 136 of Saskatchewan was established May 6, 1999.[4]

Economy[edit]

A light industrial park has been developed at Redwing via PAREDA, the Prince Albert Regional Economic Development Authority.[5][6]

Area statistics[edit]

  • Lat (DMS) 53°15′24″N
  • Long (DMS) 105°45′32″W
  • Dominion Land Survey Section 32 Township 49 range 26 West of the 2nd Meridian
  • Time zone (cst) UTC−6

Location[edit]

It is spelled either Wahpaton, or Wahpeton for the Indian reserves.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "4715094 - Buckland No. 491, geographical codes and localities, 2006". Statistics Canada. Government of Canada. 2006-07-03. Retrieved 2008-10-11. 
  2. ^ Microsoft Corp.. Microsoft Streets and Tips (Map) (2004 ed.). Section Route Planner.
  3. ^ Buckland History Book Committee (1980). Buckland's heritage. Saskatchewan:: RE-published online 2006 University of Calgary, Université Laval. p. 391. 
  4. ^ "Sask Gazette, Part I, Jun 18, 1999" (pdf). Government of Saskatchewan. September 2005. Retrieved 2008-10-11. 
  5. ^ "Economic Development Strategy Rural Municipality of Buckland Profile" (pdf). Rural Municipality of Buckland. September 2005. Retrieved 2008-10-11. [dead link]
  6. ^ "PAREDA" (pdf). Prince Albert Regional Economic Development Authority. 2006. Retrieved 2008-10-11. 
  7. ^ Adamson, J; et al. (2007-07-23). "Online Historical Map Digitization Project". 
  8. ^ "Google Maps". Retrieved 2008-10-11. 

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