Burnham, Saskatchewan

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Burnham
Burnham is located in Saskatchewan
Burnham
Burnham
Coordinates: 50°09′22″N 107°16′52″W / 50.156°N 107.281°W / 50.156; -107.281
CountryCanada
ProvinceSaskatchewan
RegionSouthwest Saskatchewan
Census division7
Rural MunicipalityCoulee
Government
 • ReeveGreg Targerson
 • AdministratorKen Hollinger
 • Governing bodyCoulee No. 136
Time zoneCST
Postal code
S9H 1K8
Area code(s)306
HighwaysHighway 379
Highway 628
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Burnham is an unincorporated community in Coulee Rural Municipality No. 136, Saskatchewan, Canada. The community is located on Highway 628, approximately 9 km (5.6 mi) north of Highway 363 and 15 km (9.3 mi) south of Swift Current.

The name probably comes from Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, although it's possible it may derive from another Burnham in England.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ National Archives, Archivia Net, Post Offices and Postmasters, archived from the original on 2006-10-06
  2. ^ Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home, Municipal Directory System, archived from the original on November 21, 2008
  3. ^ Canadian Textiles Institute. (2005), CTI Determine your provincial constituency, archived from the original on 2007-09-11
  4. ^ Commissioner of Canada Elections, Chief Electoral Officer of Canada (2005), Elections Canada On-line, archived from the original on 2007-04-21
  5. ^ Barry, Bill (September 2005). Geographic Names of Saskatchewan. Regina, Saskatchewan: People Places Publishing, Ltd. p. 66. ISBN 1-897010-19-2.

Coordinates: 50°09′22″N 107°16′52″W / 50.156°N 107.281°W / 50.156; -107.281