Rose Valley, Saskatchewan

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Rose Valley
Town
Rose Valley is located in Saskatchewan
Rose Valley
Rose Valley
Location of Rose Valley in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 52°17′23″N 103°48′55″W / 52.28972°N 103.81528°W / 52.28972; -103.81528
Country Canada
Provinces and territories of Canada Saskatchewan
Census division 14
Rural Municipalities (R.M.) Ponass Lake No. 367
Post office Founded 1916-01-01
Village Established 1940
Town Status 1962
Government
 • Mayor Veilleux, Daniel
 • M.P. Yorkton-Melville Garry Breitkreuz
 • M.L.A. Kelvington-Wadena June Draude
Area
 • Total 1.12 km2 (0.43 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 296
 • Density 263.4/km2 (682/sq mi)
Postal code S0E 1M0
Area code(s) 306
Highways Highway 35, Secondary Highway 756
Website Official Website
[1][2][3][4]

Rose Valley is a town in the rural municipality of Ponass Lake No. 367, in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. Rose Valley is located at the intersection of Highway 35 and Primary Grid 746 in east-central Saskatchewan. Wheat and dairying are the main economic industries in this area.

History[edit]

The CPR arrived in 1924, however as early as 1904 and 1905, Norwegian and Ukrainian settlers began to arrive by Red River cart. Rose Valley enjoyed its peak growth in the 1960s.[5]

Demographics[edit]

  • Lat (DMS) 52° 17' 23" N
  • Long (DMS) 103° 48' 55" W
  • Dominion Land Survey SW 1/4 Sec.28, Twp.38, R.13, W2
  • Time zone (cst) UTC-6

Sites of interest[edit]

Just to the north of Rose Valley at NE 11-39-13 W2, is a provincial Migratory Bird Concentration Site.[8]

Education[edit]

Rose Valley School offers Kindergarten to Grade 12. The School is located in the Horizon School Division.[9] In 2003 the school received $250,000 in repairs and renovations from the provincial government.[10] The area is serviced by the Parkland Regional Library Rose Valley Branch.[11]

Notable people[edit]

Book references[edit]

  • "A Tribute To Our Pioneers." History of Rose Valley and District, 1981

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Archives, Archivia Net, Post Offices and Postmasters, retrieved 2007-05-26 
  2. ^ Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home. "Municipal Directory System". Retrieved 2012-10-16. 
  3. ^ Canadian Textiles Institute. (2005), CTI Determine your provincial constituency, retrieved 2007-05-26 
  4. ^ Commissioner of Canada Elections, Library of Parliament (2008), Riding history for Yorkton—Melville (1966– ), retrieved 2008-10-28 
  5. ^ McLennan, David (2006), "Rose Valley", The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan (CANADIAN PLAINS RESEARCH CENTER, UNIVERSITY OF REGINA) 
  6. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-06-21. 
  7. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  8. ^ Sask Biz; Government of Saskatchewan, Ponass Lake No. 367, retrieved 2007-06-06 
  9. ^ Welcome To Rose Valley Elementary School, 21 February 2007, retrieved 2007-06-06 
  10. ^ Nelson Wagner (June 6, 2007), UPGRADING ROSE VALLEY SCHOOL, retrieved 2007-06-06 
  11. ^ Rose Valley, January 20, 2006, retrieved 2007-06-06 

External links[edit]



Coordinates: 52°17′23″N 103°48′55″W / 52.28972°N 103.81528°W / 52.28972; -103.81528 (Rose Valley, Saskatchewan)