Ebenezer, Saskatchewan

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Ebenezer
Village
Ebenezer is located in Saskatchewan
Ebenezer
Ebenezer
Ebenezer is located in Canada
Ebenezer
Ebenezer
Location of Ebenezer in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 51°22′11″N 102°26′54″W / 51.36972°N 102.44833°W / 51.36972; -102.44833Coordinates: 51°22′11″N 102°26′54″W / 51.36972°N 102.44833°W / 51.36972; -102.44833
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Rural municipality Orkney No. 244
Founded 1885
Incorporation 1948
Area
 • Land 0.62 km2 (0.24 sq mi)
Elevation 484 m (1,588 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 175
 • Density 281.4/km2 (729/sq mi)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
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Ebenezer is a Canadian village in the province of Saskatchewan, with an estimated population in 2006 of 139.[5] It is located 18 km north of the city of Yorkton, on Highway 9 in the Rural Municipality of Orkney No. 244.

History[edit]

The first settlers arrived between 1885 and 1887, mostly German-speaking Protestants who named the village after the location of Eben-Ezer mentioned in the Books of Samuel of the Old Testament. Ebenezer was incorporated as a village in 1948.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Statistics Canada. Government of Canada. Retrieved 2014-04-09. 
  2. ^ National Archives, Archivia Net. "Post Offices and Postmasters". Archived from the original on 2006-10-06. Retrieved 2014-07-15. 
  3. ^ Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home. "Municipal Directory System". Archived from the original on 2016-01-15. Retrieved 2014-07-15. 
  4. ^ Commissioner of Canada Elections, Chief Electoral Officer of Canada (2005). "Elections Canada On-line". Archived from the original on 2007-04-21. Retrieved 2014-07-15. 
  5. ^ "Saskatchewan Population Report, 2006 Census of Canada" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-03-17. 
  6. ^ Ebenezer, The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan, retrieved 2007-08-09