Burr, Saskatchewan

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Burr
Unincorporated community
Burr in August 2014
Burr in August 2014
Burr, Saskatchewan is located in Saskatchewan
Burr, Saskatchewan
Location of Burr in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 52°02′31″N 105°08′06″W / 52.042°N 105.135°W / 52.042; -105.135
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Region Saskatchewan
Census division 11
Rural Municipality Wolverine
Elevation 557.78 m (1,830 ft)
Time zone CST
Postal code S0K 0T0
Area code(s) 306
Highways Highway 20

Burr is an unincorporated community south of Humboldt, Saskatchewan.

It has an office for the rural municipality of Wolverine No. 340, a post office. A short distance north is a hall, and Saint Scholastica Roman Catholic Church (founded 1905).[1][2][3]

According to the Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan, Victoria Cross recipient Raphael Louis Zengel lived in Burr from 1906 to 1914.[4]

The "Burr Project" is a plan to extract potash from a large deposit in the area.[5]

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Coordinates: 52°02′31″N 105°08′06″W / 52.042°N 105.135°W / 52.042; -105.135

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