Girvin, Saskatchewan

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Girvin, Saskatchewan is located in Saskatchewan
Girvin, Saskatchewan
Location of Girvin in Saskatchewan
Girvin, Saskatchewan is located in Canada
Girvin, Saskatchewan
Girvin, Saskatchewan (Canada)
Coordinates: 51°09′00″N 105°55′02″W / 51.15°N 105.9172°W / 51.15; -105.9172
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Region Saskatchewan
Census division 11
Rural Municipality Arm River
unincorporated (Hamlet) December 19, 2005
 • Total 3.8 km2 (1.5 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 20
 • Density 5.3/km2 (14/sq mi)
Postal code S0G 1X0
Area code(s) 306
Highways Highway 11
Highway 749

Girvin is a former village of 20 people in Saskatchewan, Canada. It is located midway between Regina and Saskatoon on Highway 11. The village was formally dissolved in 2005; its remaining population is now counted as part of the rural municipality of Arm River.[5]


Prior to December 19, 2005, Girvin was unincorporated as a village, and was restructured as a hamlet under the jurisdiction of the Rural municipality of Big Arm on that date.[6]

Canada census – Girvin, Saskatchewan community profile
Population: 20 (-20.0% from 2001)
Land area: 3.8 km2 (1.5 sq mi)
Population density: 5.3/km2 (14/sq mi)
Median age: NA (M: NA, F: NA)
Total private dwellings: 21
Median household income: $NA
References: 2006[7] earlier[8]

Girvin Pump house[edit]

Built in the 1906, it is known as the only pump house in Saskatchewan making it a Provincial historic site of Saskatchewan on September 14, 1994,[9] the pump house was constructed to provide access to water for horses used to haul grain to Girvin.

See also[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. ^ "Saskatchewan Health Covered Population 2006". Saskatchewan Health. 2006-06-30. Archived from the original on 2009-04-13. Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
  6. ^ "Restructured Villages". Saskatchewan Ministry of Municipal Affairs. Archived from the original on March 25, 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-10. 
  7. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  8. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 
  9. ^ Girvin Pump House

Coordinates: 51°09′00″N 105°55′02″W / 51.15°N 105.9172°W / 51.15; -105.9172