Eyre, Saskatchewan

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Eyre, Saskatchewan
Unincorporated Hamlet
Eyre, Saskatchewan is located in Saskatchewan
Eyre, Saskatchewan
Location of Eyre in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 51°16′00″N 109°49′03″W / 51.2667250°N 109.8174518°W / 51.2667250; -109.8174518
Country  Canada
Province  Saskatchewan
Region Southwest Saskatchewan
Census division 8
Rural Municipality Chesterfield
Established 1910
Post Office Established August 1, 1914
Post Office Closed December 9, 1963
Postal code NA
Area code(s) 306
Highways Highway 44
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Eyre[2] is a ghost town in Chesterfield Rural Municipality, Saskatchewan, Canada. Originally established by the Jewish Colonization Association. The Jewish block settlement was established in 1910 mostly of immigrants from Russia and some from the United States. [3]

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  1. ^ National Archives, Archivia Net, Post Offices and Postmasters, retrieved 2011-08-01 
  2. ^ "Canadian Geographical Names Data Base Search - Eyre". Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2011-08-01. 
  3. ^ Feldman, Anna, JEWISH RURAL SETTLEMENTS, Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan - University of Regina, retrieved 2011-08-01 

Coordinates: 51°16′00″N 109°49′03″W / 51.2667250°N 109.8174518°W / 51.2667250; -109.8174518