Main Street in Vanscoy
|Provinces and territories of Canada||Saskatchewan|
|Rural Municipalities (R.M.)||Vanscoy No. 345|
|Post office Founded||1909-10-01|
|• Mayor||Lensen, Keith (2007)|
|• Land||1.49 km2 (0.58 sq mi)|
|• Density||228.1/km2 (591/sq mi)|
Vanscoy is a village of 339 residents in the rural municipality of Vanscoy No. 345, in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. Vanscoy is located on Highway 7 near Highway 762 in central Saskatchewan, 29 km southwest of Saskatoon, the largest city in the province. To the west is Rice Lake, the north, Goose Lake and on the east, Pike Lake and Pike Lake Provincial Park. One of the largest economic industries near Vanscoy is Agrium Vanscoy Potash Operations which produces 1,790,000 metric tonnes of potash a year. Vanscoy has a bar and a gas station/convenience store which is attached to a restaurant.
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Sites of Interest
Within 19 kilometers or 12 miles of Vanscoy is the Otapasoo Trails Recreation Site. Pike Lake Provincial Park has hiking trails, boating, and marsh land conservation area, and is located 16 kilometers or 10 miles to the south east of Vanscoy. Vade, Hawker, Hawoods, Farley, Dunfermline, Chambers, and Cory are unincorporated areas near Vanscoy. These areas were rail sidings and communities of origin in the early 1900s and not much is left at these sites. Cedar villa Estates a hamlet, outside of Saskatoon is a new development.
- Lat (DMS) 52° 00' 00" N
- Long (DMS) 106° 59' 00" W
- Dominion Land Survey
Sec.17, Twp.35, R.7, W3
- Time zone (cst) UTC-6
Vanscoy is considered part of the greater Saskatoon region and its close proximity to the city allows it direct access to most of its print, radio and television media.
|Kinley-Asquith||South Saskatchewan River-Pike Lake|
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