Halbrite

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Halbrite
Village of Halbrite
Halbrite is located in Saskatchewan
Halbrite
Location of Halbrite in Saskatchewan
Halbrite is located in Canada
Halbrite
Halbrite (Canada)
Coordinates: 49°29′17″N 103°33′29″W / 49.488°N 103.558°W / 49.488; -103.558
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
RegionSoutheast
Census division2
Rural MunicipalityCymri No. 36
Government
 • TypeMunicipal
 • Governing bodyHalbrite Village Council
 • MayorDuane Carlson
 • AdministratorAleshia Underwood
 • MPRobert Kitchen
 • MLADan D'Autremont
Area
 • Total1.20 km2 (0.46 sq mi)
Population
(2016)
 • Total119
 • Density99.3/km2 (257/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
Postal code
S0C 1H0
Area code(s)306
Highways Hwy 39
Hwy 606
Hwy 705
RailwaysCanadian Pacific Railway
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Halbrite is a village with in the Rural Municipality of , in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada. The village is located approximately 20 kilometers southeast of the city of Weyburn on Highway 39 at the intersections of Highway 606 & 705.

Halbrite gets its name from 3 engineers who, at the time, worked with the Canadian Pacific Railway. Each contributed parts of their last names to make up the community's name: Hall, Bruce, and White.[5]

During the Second World War the Royal Canadian Air Force constructed a Relief Landing Field for RCAF Station Weyburn approximately 2 miles south of the village. [6] Please see RCAF Aerodrome - Halbrite for more information.

Some Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Halbrite community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population: 119 (+10.2% from 2011) 108 (+10.2% from 2006) 98 (-10.1% from 2001)
Land area: 1.20 km2 (0.46 sq mi) 1.20 km2 (0.46 sq mi) 1.20 km2 (0.46 sq mi)
Population density: 99.3/km2 (257/sq mi) 90.2/km2 (234/sq mi) 81.8/km2 (212/sq mi)
Median age: 38.0 (M: 33.8, F: 44.2) 45.3 (M: 46.5, F: 44.5) 41.3 (M: 36.0, F: 43.5)
Total private dwellings: 55 51 46
Median household income: $Not Available
References: 2016[7] 2011[8] 2006[9] earlier[10]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Archives, Archivia Net, Post Offices and Postmasters
  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
  5. ^ Barry, Bill (September 2005). Geographic Names of Saskatchewan. Regina, Saskatchewan: People Places Publishing, Ltd. p. 177. ISBN 1-897010-19-2.
  6. ^ Staff writer (c. 1942). Pilots Handbook of Aerodromes and Seaplane Bases Vol. 2. Royal Canadian Air Force. p. 43.
  7. ^ "2016 Community Profiles". Canada 2016 Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2017-03-15.
  8. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-10-30.
  9. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2009-02-24.
  10. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.

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Coordinates: 49°29′17″N 103°33′29″W / 49.488°N 103.558°W / 49.488; -103.558