Jansen, Saskatchewan

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Village of Jansen
Jansen, Saskatchewan is located in Saskatchewan
Jansen, Saskatchewan
Jansen, Saskatchewan is located in Canada
Jansen, Saskatchewan
Location of Jansen in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 51°46′59″N 104°43′01″W / 51.783°N 104.717°W / 51.783; -104.717
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Region Saskatchewan
Census division 18
Rural Municipality Prairie Rose
Post office Founded 1908-07-01
Incorporated (Village) N/A
Incorporated (Town) N/A
Government
 • Mayor David Renwick
 • Administrator Joni Mack
 • Governing body Jansen Village Council
Area
 • Total 0.85 km2 (0.33 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 140
 • Density 164.1/km2 (425/sq mi)
Time zone CST
Postal code S0K 2B0
Area code(s) 306
Highways Highway 16
[1][2][3][4]

Jansen is a village in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. It is located along Highway 16 150 km east of Saskatoon. Jansen is home to Zion Lutheran Church and Temple Baptist Church. It has a hall and recreation complex as well as a five-pin bowling alley. The C.M Buckaway Library is Jansen's only public library.

Jansen has a thriving Kinsmen and Kinette club. They host bi-annual community suppers called steak frys and celebrate Canada Day.

History[edit]

Jansen was named for Nebraska rancher Peter Jansen.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Jansen, Saskatchewan community profile
2006
Population: 140 (-11.4% from 2001)
Land area: 0.85 km2 (0.33 sq mi)
Population density: 164.1/km2 (425/sq mi)
Median age: 51.5 (M: 49.2, F: 54.1)
Total private dwellings: 84
Median household income: $Not Available
References: 2006[6] earlier[7]

Children are bussed to Lanigan for primary and secondary school.

Notable people[edit]

Hockey Players Brian Propp, Byron Briske, and Shannon Briske all lived here as children. Author and Poet C.M. Buckaway, for whom the local library is named, lived in Jansen.

See also[edit]

Footnotes[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 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. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 82. ISBN 0-8032-5060-6.  A 1925 edition is available for download at University of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.
  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. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 51°46′59″N 104°43′01″W / 51.783°N 104.717°W / 51.783; -104.717