Edam, Saskatchewan

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Village of Edam
The historic Canadian Northern (later Canadian National) railway station in Edam
The historic Canadian Northern (later Canadian National) railway station in Edam
Village of Edam is located in Saskatchewan
Village of Edam
Village of Edam
Location of Edam in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 53°11′N 108°46′W / 53.183°N 108.767°W / 53.183; -108.767
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Rural Municipalities (R.M.) Turtle River 469
Post office Founded 1908
Village 1911
Government
 • Mayor Larry McDaid
 • M.L.A. of Cut Knife-Turtleford Larry Doke
 • MP of Battlefords—Lloydminster Gerry Ritz
Area
 • Total 1.13 km2 (0.44 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 444
 • Density 392.5/km2 (1,017/sq mi)
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC−6)
Postal code S0M 0V0
Highways Hwy 26
Website http://villageofedam.ca/
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Edam is a village in Saskatchewan, Canada. It had a population of 444 in 2011.[5] It is known as a "Little piece of Holland in Saskatchewan."

Edam is located off Saskatchewan Highway 26, south of Turtleford and north of Vawn, Saskatchewan.

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Edam, Saskatchewan community profile
2011 2006
Population: 444 (+11.3% from 2006) 399 (-7.0% from 2001)
Land area: 1.13 km2 (0.44 sq mi) 1.13 km2 (0.44 sq mi)
Population density: 392.5/km2 (1,017/sq mi) 352.7/km2 (913/sq mi)
Median age: 35.4 (M: 36.1, F: 34.8) 40.6 (M: 35.5, F: 43.5)
Total private dwellings: 203 191
Median household income:
References: 2011[6] 2006[7]

Notables[edit]

Edam is the home town of Fiona Smith,[8] of the Canadian Women's Hockey team.

Edam is the birthplace of Wayne Wouters, former Clerk of the Privy Council (the most senior civil servant) in the Government of Canada.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Archives, Archivia Net, Post Offices and Postmasters, retrieved 2007-05-26 
  2. ^ Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home. "Municipal Directory System". Retrieved 2013-06-21. 
  3. ^ Canadian Textiles Institute. (2005), CTI Determine your provincial constituency, retrieved 2013-06-21 
  4. ^ Commissioner of Canada Elections, Chief Electoral Officer of Canada (2005), Elections Canada On-line, retrieved 2013-06-21 
  5. ^ http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2011/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed September 1, 2012).
  6. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2013-06-21. 
  7. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2013-06-21. 
  8. ^ http://sasksportshalloffame.com/inductees/fiona-smith-bell/

Coordinates: 53°11′N 108°46′W / 53.183°N 108.767°W / 53.183; -108.767