White City, Saskatchewan
White City Community Centre
|• Governing body||White City Town Council|
|• Total||6.00 km2 (2.32 sq mi)|
|• Density||315.6/km2 (817/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CST (UTC-6)|
|Postal code span||List of S Postal Codes of Canada|
White City is a commuter town in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. White City is 10 kilometres (6 mi) east of Regina on the Trans-Canada Highway. The town is primarily populated by urban professionals and young families who work in Regina. The town's motto is "Country Living."
White City began on 80 acres (32 ha) owned by Johnstone Lipsett. The community became a hamlet in 1958, a village in 1967 and a town in 2000.
Water, gas and power utilities in White City are managed by their respective provincial crown corporations. Most properties in the town have central sewer service.
White City has a gas station, two convenience stores, a medical clinic, an insurance broker, three restaurants, an ice hockey arena, a library, a pet supply store, a clothing store (now closed), a meat deli, a credit union, a cafe, and a staffed Canada Post outlet. Housing growth has steadily increased on the south side of the town. The Emerald Park Golf and Country Club is nearby and offers a fully serviced club house (Lost to a fire in 2011) and a 18-hole golf course.
White City is distinguished by other communities in the same area by its large lots and abundance of poplar trees in the older section of town. The town has a green space named Poplar Park.
White City School provides education for Kindergarten through grade eight. Students in grades 9 through 12 are bused 10 minutes northeast to Greenall High School in Balgonie. Some kids also decided to go to the nearby city of Regina to go to school.
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