Chamberlain, Saskatchewan

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Chamberlain
Village
Village of Chamberlain
Chamberlain's Business District along Highway 11
Chamberlain's Business District along Highway 11
Chamberlain, Saskatchewan is located in Saskatchewan
Chamberlain, Saskatchewan
Location of Chamberlain in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 50°51′05″N 105°34′05″W / 50.851389°N 105.568056°W / 50.851389; -105.568056Coordinates: 50°51′05″N 105°34′05″W / 50.851389°N 105.568056°W / 50.851389; -105.568056
Country  Canada
Province  Saskatchewan
Region South-central
Rural Municipality Sarnia No. 221
Post office Founded 1906
Incorporated (Village) 1911
Government
 • Type Municipal
 • Governing body Chamberlain Village Council
 • Mayor Shawn Ackerman
 • Administrator Sarah Wells
Area
 • Total 0.70 km2 (0.27 sq mi)
Population (2016)
 • Total 9
 • Density 129.1/km2 (334/sq mi)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
Postal code S0G 0R0
Area code(s) 306
Highways Hwy 11
Hwy 2
Hwy 733
Railways Canadian Pacific Railway

Chamberlain is a village within the Rural Municipality of Sarnia No. 221, Saskatchewan, Canada. The village had a population of 90 at the 2016 Census (a +2.3% increase from 88 in the 2011 Census.

Chamberlain is notable for being the last community between Regina and Saskatoon that Highway 11, the Louis Riel Trail, still passes through. The highway narrows to two lanes and its speed limit is reduced from 110 km/h to 50 km/h. A number of small restaurants and gas stations benefit from having traffic pass through at slow speed. The village is only about half an hour drive from Moose Jaw, an hour away from Regina and one and a half hours to get to Saskatoon. Highway 11 has been re-routed around all other towns along it route.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Chamberlain community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population: 90 (+2.3% from 2011) 88 (-18.5% from 2006) 108 (% from 2001)
Land area: 0.70 km2 (0.27 sq mi) 0.70 km2 (0.27 sq mi) 0.70 km2 (0.27 sq mi)
Population density: 129.1/km2 (334/sq mi) 126.3/km2 (327/sq mi) 0.67/km2 (1.7/sq mi)
Median age: 47.5 (M: 49.8, F: 43.8) 40.0 (M: 44.5, F: 38.2) N/A (M: N/A, F: N/A)
Total private dwellings: 56 52
Median household income: $N/A
References: 2016[2] 2011[3] 2006[4] earlier[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Adam, Betty Ann. Saskatoon Star Phoenix, ed. Chamberlain: Highway a lifeline. Saskatoon Star Phoenix newspaper Saturday March 17, 2007. p. 3. 
  2. ^ "2016 Community Profiles". Canada 2016 Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2017-03-15. 
  3. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-10-30. 
  4. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  5. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 

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