Wadena, Saskatchewan

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Wadena
Town
Town of Wadena
Coordinates: 51°56′45″N 103°48′05″W / 51.94583°N 103.80139°W / 51.94583; -103.80139
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Census division 10
Rural Municipalities (R.M.) Lakeview
Founded 1906
Post Office Established June 12, 1905
Incorporated (Village) 1910
Incorporated (Town) February 27, 1912
Government
 • Mayor Greg Linnen (2012)
 • Town administrator Louise Baht
 • Governing body Wadena Town Council
 • M.P. Yorkton—Melville Garry Breitkreuz (2011)
 • M.L.A. Kelvington-Wadena June Draude (2011)
Area
 • Total 2.91 km2 (1.12 sq mi)
 • Land 2.9 km2 (1.12 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,306[1]
 • Density 449.5/km2 (1,166.8/sq mi)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
Postal code S0A 4J0
Area code(s) 306 / 639
Highways Hwy 5 / Hwy 35
Railways CNR, CPR
Waterways Quill Lakes, Fishing Lake, Milligan Creek
Website Official website
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Wadena is a town in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan, located east of Saskatoon, north of Fort Qu'Appelle and north-west of Yorkton on the eastern shore of the Quill Lakes. The town is known for its birdwatching opportunities, and hosts the Shorebirds and Friends Festival every year. The Wadena and District Museum, located just south of Wadena on Highway 35, also hosts an annual Vintage Day in August. Its population in the 2011 Canada Census was 1,306.[1]

Notable Wadenans[edit]

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  1. ^ a b "Canada Census 2011 (Community Profiles)". Retrieved September 1, 2012. 
  2. ^ National Archives, Archivia Net, Post Offices and Postmasters 
  3. ^ Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home, Municipal Directory System (Towns), retrieved 2008-10-28 
  4. ^ Commissioner of Canada Elections, Library of Parliament (2008), Riding history for Yorkton—Melville (1966– ), retrieved 2008-10-28 
  5. ^ Sanderson, Anne (January 7, 2009). "Wallin attends first meeting as Canadian Senator". Wadena News. p. 1. 
  6. ^ "Saskatoon Sports Hall of Fame". Retrieved August 2, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Pitch-o-matic and the Voice that started it". PugetSoundRadio.com. Retrieved October 18, 2012. 
  8. ^ Sanderson, Anne (March 4, 2009). "Olympic gold medalist attributes life's success to small-town upbringing". Wadena News. p. 1. 
  • Sanderson, Anne (September 26, 2012). "Nominations close for area municipalities". Wadena News. p. 1. 
  • Wadena News Staff (August 1, 2012). "Welcome home!". Wadena News. p. 1. 


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Coordinates: 51°56′45″N 103°48′05″W / 51.94583°N 103.80139°W / 51.94583; -103.80139 (Wadena, Saskatchewan)