Dafoe, Saskatchewan

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Dafoe
Village
Village of Dafoe
Industrial area in Dafoe
Industrial area in Dafoe
Dafoe, Saskatchewan is located in Saskatchewan
Dafoe, Saskatchewan
Location of Dafoe in Saskatchewan
Dafoe, Saskatchewan is located in Canada
Dafoe, Saskatchewan
Dafoe, Saskatchewan (Canada)
Coordinates: 51°45′16″N 104°31′39″W / 51.75444°N 104.52750°W / 51.75444; -104.52750Coordinates: 51°45′16″N 104°31′39″W / 51.75444°N 104.52750°W / 51.75444; -104.52750
Country  Canada
Province  Saskatchewan
Region Saskatchewan
Census division 10
Rural Municipality Big Quill No. 308
Post office Founded 1911-07-01
Government
 • Type Municipal
 • Governing body Dafoe Village Council
 • Mayor Rose Jordan
 • Administrator Lana M. Bolt
Area
 • Total 0.80 km2 (0.31 sq mi)
Population (2016)
 • Total 15
 • Density 18.7/km2 (48/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
Postal code S0K 1C0
Area code(s) 306
Highways Hwy 6
Hwy 16
[1][2][3]

Dafoe is a village within the Rural Municipality of Big Quill No. 308, Saskatchewan, Canada. The village had a population of 15 in the 2016 Census. The village is located east of the intersection of Highway 6 and the Yellowhead Highway southwest of Big Quill Lake, the Dafoe Brook[4] flows to the east of the village. Dafoe marks the far west end of the area known to Icelandic settlers in Saskatchewan as the Lakes Settlement (Icelandic: Vatnabyggð).[5]

Demographics[edit]

Consisting of 15 residents at the 2016 Canada Census the community is one of four villages with the smallest population in the province, Keeler, Krydor and Valparaiso all with a population of 15.

Canada census – Dafoe, Saskatchewan community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population: 15 (0.0% from 2011) 15 (50.0% from 2006) 10 (-3.3% from 2001)
Land area: 0.80 km2 (0.31 sq mi) 0.80 km2 (0.31 sq mi) 0.80 km2 (0.31 sq mi)
Population density: 18.7/km2 (48/sq mi) 18.7/km2 (48/sq mi) 12.5/km2 (32/sq mi)
Median age:
Total private dwellings: 10 8 6
Median household income:
References: 2016[6] 2011[7] 2006[8] earlier[9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Archives, Archivia Net, Post Offices and Postmasters, archived from the original on 2006-10-06
  2. ^ Canadian Textiles Institute. (2005), CTI Determine your provincial constituency, archived from the original on 2007-09-11
  3. ^ Commissioner of Canada Elections, Chief Electoral Officer of Canada (2005), Elections Canada On-line, archived from the original on 2007-04-21
  4. ^ Google Maps - Dafoe Brook
  5. ^ Lindal, W. J. (1946). The Saskatchewan Icelanders: A Strand of the Canadian Fabric. Winnipeg: Columbia Press. p. 167.
  6. ^ "2016 Community Profiles". Canada 2016 Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017.
  7. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-07-10.
  8. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2009-02-24.
  9. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.

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