Asquith, Saskatchewan

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Town of Asquith
Town
Asquith's Main Street
Asquith's Main Street
Motto(s): 
Centre of the British Empire
Asquith, Saskatchewan is located in Saskatchewan
Asquith, Saskatchewan
Location of Asquith in Saskatchewan
Asquith, Saskatchewan is located in Canada
Asquith, Saskatchewan
Asquith, Saskatchewan (Canada)
Coordinates: 52°08′31″N 107°14′17″W / 52.142°N 107.238°W / 52.142; -107.238
CountryCanada
ProvinceSaskatchewan
RegionSaskatchewan
Census division12
Rural MunicipalityVanscoy
Founded1903
Incorporated (Village)1907
Incorporated (Town)1908
Government
 • MayorGail Ernhart
 • Town ManagerHolly Cross
 • Governing bodyAsquith Town Council
Area
 • Land1.23 km2 (0.47 sq mi)
Population
(2016)
 • Total639
 • Density469.4/km2 (1,216/sq mi)
Time zoneCST
Postal code
S0K 0J0
Area code(s)306
HighwaysHighway 14
Websitehttp://townofasquith.com

Asquith (2011 Population 603) is a town in south-central Saskatchewan, Canada, approximately 38 km (24 mi) west of Saskatoon. It became a village in December 1907.

The site was largely the original lands settled by Ontario pioneers Andrew Mather and Jennet Mather, née Ainslie.[1]

It is home to many families including the beloved Rices and Farenick.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Asquith, Saskatchewan community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population: 639 (6.0% from 2011) 603 (4.7%% from 2006) 576 (+0.3% from 2001)
Land area: 1.42 km2 (0.55 sq mi) 1.23 km2 (0.47 sq mi) 1.23 km2 (0.47 sq mi)
Population density: 449.6/km2 (1,164/sq mi) 491.4/km2 (1,273/sq mi) 469.4/km2 (1,216/sq mi)
Median age: 31.9 (M: 31.7, F: 33.1)
Total private dwellings: 261 248 229
Median household income: $25,696
References: 2016[3] 2011[4] 2006[5] earlier[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Polachic, Darlene (July 5, 2008). "Principle of sharing put into practice". Saskatoon StarPhoenix.
  2. ^ The Asquith Record. Asquith and District Historical Society. 1981. p. 3.
  3. ^ "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2017-03-30.
  4. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-02-11.
  5. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2009-02-24.
  6. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 52°08′31″N 107°14′17″W / 52.142°N 107.238°W / 52.142; -107.238