Hawarden, Saskatchewan

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Village of Hawarden
Railway Avenue
Railway Avenue
Hawarden, Saskatchewan is located in Saskatchewan
Hawarden, Saskatchewan
Hawarden, Saskatchewan is located in Canada
Hawarden, Saskatchewan
Location of Hawarden in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 51°24′25″N 106°34′52″W / 51.407°N 106.581°W / 51.407; -106.581
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Region Saskatchewan
Census division 11
Rural Municipality Loreburn
Post office Founded N/A
Incorporated (Village) 1909
Incorporated (Town) N/A
Government
 • Mayor Richard Stewart
 • Clerk Barb Martin
 • Governing body Hawarden Village Council
Area
 • Total 1.24 km2 (0.48 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 50
 • Density 40.3/km2 (104/sq mi)
Time zone CST
Postal code S0H 1Y0
Area code(s) 306
Highways Highway 19
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Hawarden is a village in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. According to the 2011 census it had a population of 50. It is located on Highway 19 North of Strongfield, Loreburn, and Elbow.

The village contains a post office, the Hawarden Hall, a playground and a bar. Throughout the years, it has contained an elementary school, Perry Industries, indoor skating rink, bank, gas pumps, arcade, two churches, two convenience stores (including KC's Lucky Dollar and Jack & Mary's), surplus store, four grain elevators and a café.

Events[edit]

Beginning in 2001, the Hawarden Winter Warriors have hosted the Annual Hawarden Vintage Snowmobile Rally. The rally includes a 97 km (60 mi) trail for new snowmobiles and a 32 km (20 mi) trail for vintage snowmobile. The event starts at the Hawarden Hall, and has included lots of vintage snowmobiles, snow planes, great prizes and raffles.

Also beginning in 2001 was Bert's Boxing Day Classic, a rec hockey tournament in memory of Brendon Ringdal. The annual tournament was held in Hawarden until 2010, when it was moved to Kenaston due to the closure of the Hawarden rink.

Hawarden's 90th Anniversary Celebration was held in 1999, with a parade, performances by local talent (including the Whistlers), and fireworks.

Hawarden's 100th Anniversary Celebration was held in 2009, with a parade, slo-pitch tournament, fireworks, and a dance.

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Hawarden, Saskatchewan community profile
2011 2006
Population: 50 (-33.3% from 2006) 75 (31.6% from 2001)
Land area: 1.24 km2 (0.48 sq mi) 1.24 km2 (0.48 sq mi)
Population density: 40.3/km2 (104/sq mi) 60.0/km2 (155/sq mi)
Median age: 49.0 (M: 53.2, F: 47.2) 35.7 (M: 43.5, F: 32.5)
Total private dwellings: 41 43
Median household income: $Not Available $Not Available
References: 2011[5] 2006[6] earlier[7]

See also[edit]

Footnotes[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 
  4. ^ Commissioner of Canada Elections, Chief Electoral Officer of Canada (2005), Elections Canada On-line 
  5. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2013-09-07. 
  6. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  7. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 

Coordinates: 51°24′25″N 106°34′52″W / 51.407°N 106.581°W / 51.407; -106.581