Drinkwater, Saskatchewan

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Drinkwater
Village of Drinkwater
Canadian Pacific Railway Station, Drinkwater, ca. 1908
Canadian Pacific Railway Station, Drinkwater, ca. 1908
Drinkwater, Saskatchewan is located in Saskatchewan
Drinkwater, Saskatchewan
Location of Drinkwater in Saskatchewan
Drinkwater, Saskatchewan is located in Canada
Drinkwater, Saskatchewan
Drinkwater, Saskatchewan (Canada)
Coordinates: 50°17′44″N 105°08′09″W / 50.29556°N 105.13583°W / 50.29556; -105.13583Coordinates: 50°17′44″N 105°08′09″W / 50.29556°N 105.13583°W / 50.29556; -105.13583
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
RegionSoutheast
Census division13
Rural MunicipalityRedburn No. 130
Government
 • TypeMunicipal
 • Governing bodyDrinkwater Village Council
 • MayorRyan Briggs
 • AdministratorColleen Ferguson
Area
 • Total2.64 km2 (1.02 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total70
 • Density26.5/km2 (69/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
Postal code
S0H 1G0
Area code(s)306
Highways Hwy 39
RailwaysCanadian Pacific Railway
[1][2][3][4]

Drinkwater is a village within the Rural Municipality of Redburn No. 130 in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada. It had a population of 70 in the 2016 Census, (a 7.7% increase from 65 in the 2011 Census). The village is located along Highway 39 along the branch of the Canadian Pacific Railway, 18 miles south-east of the city of Moose Jaw and is named for "Charles Drinkwater", an original director of the CP Railway.

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Drinkwater, Saskatchewan community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population: 70 (+7.7% from 2011) 65 (0.0% from 2006) 65 (-18.8% from 2001)
Land area: 2.64 km2 (1.02 sq mi) 2.64 km2 (1.02 sq mi) 2.64 km2 (1.02 sq mi)
Population density: 26.5/km2 (69/sq mi) 24.6/km2 (64/sq mi) 24.6/km2 (64/sq mi)
Median age: 39.2 (M: 40.2, F: 38.2) 32.5 (M: 46.5, F: 35.2) 35.7 (M: 41.5, F: 31.5)
Total private dwellings: 32 34 30
Median household income:
References: 2016[5] 2011[6] 2006[7] earlier[8]

Attractions[edit]

  • Sanborn Round Barn[9]

Location[edit]

  • Dominion Land Survey Sec.29, Twp.15, R.23, W2
  • Long (DMS) 50° 18' 00" N
  • Lat (DMS) 105° 08' 00" W
  • Time zone (est) UTC-6[10]

See also[edit]

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 (– Scholar search) 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. ^ "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2017-03-15.
  6. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-10-14.
  7. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2009-02-24.
  8. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  9. ^ Sanborn Round Barn - Drinkwater, Saskatchewan
  10. ^ Government of Canada, Archivia Net, Post Offices and Postmasters, archived from the original on 2006-10-06, retrieved 2007-05-05

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