Star City, Saskatchewan

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Star City
Town
Motto: "The brightest little city in the west!"
Star City is located in Saskatchewan
Star City
Star City
Location of Star City
Coordinates: 52°52′00″N 104°20′00″W / 52.866667°N 104.333333°W / 52.866667; -104.333333
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Region Saskatchewan
Rural Municipality Star City No. 428, Saskatchewan
Post Office Established 1902-06-01
Government
 • Type Town Council
 • Mayor Herb Reid
 • Administrator Elizabeth 'Beth' Baerwald
Area
 • Total 7.5 km2 (2.9 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 460
 • Density 661.1/km2 (1,712/sq mi)
Time zone CST
Postal code S0E 1P0
Area code(s) 306
Website Official website
[2][3]

Star City is a small town of 460 inhabitants in Saskatchewan, Canada, approximately 120 km (70 mi) southeast of Prince Albert and 18 km (10 mi) east of Melfort.

It is a named after its first postmaster, Walter Starkey.[2] The town's economy is based primarily on agriculture. It has numerous services and a small K-12 school.

Demographics[edit]

Historic buildings[edit]

The town has two historic buildings:

  • The Town Office Building was constructed between 1919 and 1920 for the Bank of Commerce; the building currently houses a library.[7]
  • Golden Age Club Buildings[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Statistics Canada. Government of Canada. Retrieved 2014-08-21. 
  2. ^ a b National Archives, Archivia Net. "Post Offices and Postmasters". Retrieved 2014-08-21. 
  3. ^ Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home. "Municipal Directory System". Retrieved 2014-08-21. 
  4. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  5. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  6. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved 2011-07-17. 
  7. ^ "Heritage Database (Star City Town Office)". Government of Saskatchewan. Retrieved 2014-08-21. 
  8. ^ "Canada's Historic Places (Golden Age Club Buildings)". Retrieved 2014-08-21. 

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Coordinates: 52°52′N 104°20′W / 52.867°N 104.333°W / 52.867; -104.333 (Star City, Saskatchewan)