Macklin, Saskatchewan

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Macklin, Saskatchewan
Town
Macklin, Saskatchewan is located in Saskatchewan
Macklin, Saskatchewan
Macklin, Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 52°12′N 109°34′W / 52.20°N 109.57°W / 52.20; -109.57
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Region Southwest Saskatchewan
Census division 13
Rural Municipality Eye Hill
Government
 • Mayor Patrick Doetzel
 • Administrator Kim G. Gartner
 • Governing body Macklin Town Council
Area
 • Total 2.85 km2 (1.10 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 1,290
 • Density 452.7/km2 (1,172/sq mi)
Time zone CST
Postal code S0L 2C0
Area code(s) 306
Highways Highway 31
Waterways St. Lawrence Lake
Macklin Lake
Hallam Lake
Website Town of Macklin
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Macklin is a town in Eye Hill Rural Municipality No. 382, Saskatchewan, Canada. The population was 1453 at the 2006 Census. The town is located on Highway 31 about 5 km east of the provincial border with Alberta, and is situated near one of the most productive oil and natural gas producing fields in the province. As a result, the town has been one of the fastest growing communities in Saskatchewan.[citation needed]

Among its many attractions, it is the host of the annual Bunnock World Championship, during which the town population doubles in size.

Demographics[edit]

In 2006 Macklin had a population of 1,290 living in 507 dwellings, a -3.0% increase from 2001. The town has a land area of 2.85 km2 (1.10 sq mi) and a population density of 452.7 /km2 (1,172 /sq mi).[5]

Notable Residents[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Archives, Archivia Net, Post Offices and Postmasters 
  2. ^ Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home, Municipal Directory System [dead link]
  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. ^ Statistics Canada (Census 2006). "Macklin - Community Profile". Retrieved 2009-01-14. 

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Coordinates: 52°20′N 109°57′W / 52.333°N 109.950°W / 52.333; -109.950 (Macklin, Saskatchewan)