Wilcox, Saskatchewan

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Wilcox
Village
Wilcox is located in Saskatchewan
Wilcox
Wilcox
Coordinates: 50°05′31″N 104°43′12″W / 50.092°N 104.720°W / 50.092; -104.720
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Region Saskatchewan
Census division 6
Rural Municipality Bratt's Lake
Post office Founded 1902-11-01
Incorporated (Village) 1907[1]
Government
 • Mayor Don Strickland
 • Administrator Tammi Ritchie
 • Governing body Wilcox Village Council
Area
 • Total 1.48 km2 (0.57 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 322
 • Density 218.2/km2 (565/sq mi)
Time zone CST
Postal code S0G 5E0
Area code(s) 306
Highways Highway 39
Website http://www.wilcox.ca/
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Wilcox is a small village in Saskatchewan, Canada.

Located approximately 41 kilometers (25 mi) south of Regina, Wilcox is best known for being the home of the Athol Murray College of Notre Dame, a boarding school for students in grades 9-12. The village is also home to the Notre Dame Hounds ice hockey team in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League.

History[edit]

In 1902, the post office formed in the Provisional District of Assiniboia West of the North West Territories and the Federal Electoral District then named Qu'Appelle. Saskatchewan became a province in 1905. Wilcox became a village in 1907.[1]

A one room school house named WILCOX School District #1633 formed at Tsp 13 Rge 21 W of the 2 Meridian.

Demographics[edit]

  • Lat (DMS) 50° 06' 00" N
  • Long (DMS) 104° 44' 00" W
  • Dominion Land Survey Sec.19, Twp.13, R.20, W2
  • Time zone (est) UTC-6

Notable Wilcoxers[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Wilcok 100 Years". Retrieved 2013-05-19. 
  2. ^ National Archives, Archivia Net, Post Offices and Postmasters 
  3. ^ Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home, Municipal Directory System, retrieved 2013-05-19 
  4. ^ Canadian Textiles Institute. (2005), CTI Determine your provincial constituency 
  5. ^ Commissioner of Canada Elections, Chief Electoral Officer of Canada (2005), Elections Canada On-line 
  6. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2013-05-19. 
  7. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2011-04-30. 
  8. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved {{{2001_access_date}}}.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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Coordinates: 50°05′31″N 104°43′12″W / 50.092°N 104.720°W / 50.092; -104.720