Debden, Saskatchewan

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Debden
Village of Debden
Canadian Northern Railway Debden Portable Train Station later used in Brisbin, Saskatchewan
Canadian Northern Railway Debden Portable Train Station later used in Brisbin, Saskatchewan
Debden is located in Saskatchewan
Debden
Debden
Debden is located in Canada
Debden
Debden
Coordinates: 53°31′01″N 106°52′01″W / 53.517°N 106.867°W / 53.517; -106.867
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
RegionCentral
Census division16
Rural MunicipalityCanwood No. 494
Post office Founded1912[1]
Incorporated (Village)1922[1]
Government
 • TypeMunicipal
 • Governing bodyDebden Village Council
 • MayorRod Fisher
 • AdministratorTamara Couture
Area
 • Total1.39 km2 (0.54 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total337
 • Density242.5/km2 (628/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
Postal code
S0J 0S0
Area code(s)306
Highways Hwy 55
RailwaysCanadian National Railway
[2][3][4][5]

Debden (2016 population: 337) is a village in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan within the Rural Municipality of Canwood No. 494 and Census Division No. 16. The village is location is on Highway 55 and is 94 km from the City of Prince Albert and 194 km from the City of Saskatoon. It is also the administrative headquarters of the Big River Cree First Nations band government.[6] The village is at the edge of the Prince Albert National Park and with all the lakes nearby it becomes a popular area in the summer months.

History[edit]

Debden incorporated as a village on June 7, 1922.[7]

Demographics[edit]

Population history
(1981–2016)
YearPop.±%
1981403—    
1986423+5.0%
1991416−1.7%
1996423+1.7%
2001355−16.1%
2006348−2.0%
2011358+2.9%
2016337−5.9%
Source: Statistics Canada via Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics[8][9]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Debden recorded a population of 337 living in 132 of its 148 total private dwellings, a -6.2% change from its 2011 population of 358. With a land area of 1.39 km2 (0.54 sq mi), it had a population density of 242.4/km2 (627.9/sq mi) in 2016.[10]

In the 2011 Census of Population, the Village of Debden recorded a population of 358, a 2.9% change from its 2006 population of 348. With a land area of 1.39 km2 (0.54 sq mi), it had a population density of 257.6/km2 (667.1/sq mi) in 2011.[11] French was the mother tongue of 105 of the residents in 2011.[citation needed]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Village of Debden official website". Retrieved 2013-02-20.
  2. ^ National Archives, Archivia Net, Post Offices and Postmasters, archived from the original on 2006-10-06
  3. ^ Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home, Municipal Directory System, archived from the original on 2016-01-15
  4. ^ Canadian Textiles Institute. (2005), CTI Determine your provincial constituency, archived from the original on 2007-09-11
  5. ^ Commissioner of Canada Elections, Chief Electoral Officer of Canada (2005), Elections Canada On-line, archived from the original on 2007-04-21
  6. ^ http://www.brfn.ca/
  7. ^ "Urban Municipality Incorporations". Saskatchewan Ministry of Government Relations. Archived from the original on October 15, 2014. Retrieved June 1, 2020.
  8. ^ "Saskatchewan Census Population" (PDF). Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 24, 2015. Retrieved May 31, 2020.
  9. ^ "Saskatchewan Census Population". Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved May 31, 2020.
  10. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Saskatchewan)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved May 30, 2020.
  11. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Saskatchewan)". Statistics Canada. June 3, 2019. Retrieved May 30, 2020.

Coordinates: 53°31′01″N 106°52′01″W / 53.517°N 106.867°W / 53.517; -106.867