Saskatchewan Highway 694

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Saskatchewan Highway shield
Highway 694
Hilldrop Road
Route information
Maintained by Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure
& Canwood RM
Length: 22.9 km[1] (14.2 mi)
Major junctions
South end: Hwy 3 in the Canwood RM
North end: Hwy 55 Polwarth
Location
Rural
municipalities:
Canwood
Highway system

Provincial highways in Saskatchewan

Hwy 693 Hwy 695

Saskatchewan Highway 694 connects Saskatchewan Highway 3 in the Canwood No. 494 rural municipality (RM) to Saskatchewan Highway 55 at Polwarth. South of Highway 55, Highway 694 is named Hilldrop Road.[2] The length of Highway 694 is 22.9 kilometres (14.2 mi) and extends north, in the north central area of Saskatchewan west of Prince Albert.[1]

Communities[edit]

Communities

Polwarth is too small to be enumerated on its own, and in the 2006 census it was enumerated as a part of the RM of Canwood. Ahtahkakoop 104 Indian reserve is populated with 1,101 residents.[3]

Rural municipalities[edit]

The RM of Canwood has a population of 1,535 residents.[4][5] Canwood No. 494 was firstly formed as Rural Municipality Thompson from January 1, 1913 to April 29, 1916 before changing names to Canwood No. 494.[6]

Travel Route[edit]

Highway 694 begins west of Shellbrook and east of Shell Lake. Highway 694 extends north 22.9 kilometres (14.2 mi) to the Highway 551 intersection. At Km 2.0 Highway 694 intersects with the range road which provides access to Ordale west of the highway. The highway turns sharply to the west at Km 13.2. Continue bearing west until Km 15.3, when the highway returns to the northerly direction. The land area reserved for Indian reserve Ahtahkakoop 104 is west of the highway. Continuing west on the range road will provide a thoroughfare into the Indian reserve. The terminus of Highway 694 is at Polwarth, at the Saskatchewan Highway 55 intersection.[1]

Highway 694 has no intersections with any major road.


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Microsoft Corp.. Microsoft Streets and Tips (Map) (2004 ed.). Section Route Planner.
  2. ^ "Saskatchewan Road Map RV Travel Guide: #55 Prince Albert to Alberta/Saskatchewan Border". Mile By Mile Media. 2007. Retrieved 2009-01-24. 
  3. ^ "Community profiles from the 2006 census". Statistics Canada. Government of Canada. 2008. Retrieved 2009-01-24. 
  4. ^ "Community Profiles from the 2006 Census, Statistics Canada". Statistics Canada (Government of Canada). 2008-12-22. Retrieved 2009-01-11. 
  5. ^ "Municipal Directory System". Government of Saskatchewan. Retrieved 2009-01-11. 
  6. ^ Municipal Relations Division - RM Boundary Changes