Ituna

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Town of Ituna,SK
Ituna is located in Saskatchewan
Ituna
Location of Ituna in Saskatchewan
Ituna is located in Canada
Ituna
Ituna (Canada)
Coordinates: 51°10′12″N 103°29′35″W / 51.170°N 103.493°W / 51.170; -103.493
CountryCanada
ProvinceSaskatchewan
RegionSaskatchewan
Census divisionNo. 10
Rural MunicipalityItuna Bon Accord
Post office Founded1909
Incorporated (Village)N/A
Incorporated (Town)1910
Government
 • MayorJoe Garchinski
 • Town ManagerN/A
 • Governing bodyItuna Town Council
Area
 • Total1.56 km2 (0.60 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)[1]
 • Total622
 • Density400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zoneCST
Postal code
S0A 1N0
Area code(s)306
HighwaysHighway
Websitehttp://www.ituna.ca/

Ituna is a town in Saskatchewan, Canada. In 2006, it had a population of 622. It is 165 km north-east of the capital Regina.

The town contains several businesses serving the local residents and rural community, including financial services, grocery stores, restaurants and a hotel. The Ituna Theatre (building in 1946) is one of remaining small town movie theaters still in operation.[2][3]

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Ituna community profile
2006
Population: 622 (-12.3% from 2001)
Land area: 1.56 km2 (0.60 sq mi)
Population density: 398.5/km2 (1,032/sq mi)
Median age: 55.4 (M: 50.8, F: 56.8)
Total private dwellings: 361
Median household income: $Not Available
References: 2006[4] earlier[5]

Transportation[edit]

The community is served by Ituna Airport which is located 2.6 nautical miles (4.8 km) southeast.

History[edit]

Ituna has one registered historical site, the Red Brick Schoolhouse that was constructed in 1920 as a composite school for the Fruitville School District. The school build was closed in 1980 when the town school moved into a new building.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Canada. 2006. Ituna Community nProfile
  2. ^ http://www.canada.com/reginaleaderpost/columnists/story.html?id=40510c2a-cf3f-48df-993e-e1e16dc4faeb Big screen thrives in small town THE LEADER-POST (REGINA)JANUARY 21, 2008
  3. ^ http://www.astonishmentartist.com/Ituna_Theatre/page_1514062.html
  4. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2009-02-24.
  5. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  6. ^ http://heritageapp.cyr.gov.sk.ca/assets/pdf/471.pdf Saskatchewan Register of Heritage Property - Red Brick Schoolhouse

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 51°10′12″N 103°29′35″W / 51.170°N 103.493°W / 51.170; -103.493