Macoun, Saskatchewan

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Macoun
Village
Macoun is located in Saskatchewan
Macoun
Macoun
Macoun is located in Canada
Macoun
Macoun
Location of Macoun in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 49°17′35″N 103°16′44″W / 49.293°N 103.279°W / 49.293; -103.279
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Region Saskatchewan
Census division 2
Rural Municipality Cymri No. 36
Post office Founded 1903-09-01
Government
 • Mayor Glenys Bareg[1]
 • Administrator Carmen Dodd-Vicary
 • Governing body Macoun Village Council
Area
 • Total 1.68 km2 (0.65 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 246
 • Density 146.1/km2 (378/sq mi)
Time zone CST
Postal code S0C 1P0
Area code(s) 306
Highways Highway 39
[3][4][5][6]

Macoun is a village in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. The village is located 28 km (17.2 miles) north-west of the city of Estevan on Highway 39. The population in 2011 was 246 people.

History[edit]

An acetylene gas plant explosion in the cellar of the Macoun Hotel and the resulting fire on April 20, 1914 caused the death of 13 people.[7] In the early 1900s acetylene was widely used for illumination.

Notable residents[edit]

Notable people from Macoun include:

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Macoun, Saskatchewan community profile
2011 2006
Population: 246 (+46.4% from 2006) 168 (-1.2% from 2001)
Land area: 1.68 km2 (0.65 sq mi) 1.68 km2 (0.65 sq mi)
Population density: 146.1/km2 (378/sq mi) 99.8/km2 (258/sq mi)
Median age: 29.9 (M: 30.4, F: 29.2) 36.8 (M: 40.8, F: 32.8)
Total private dwellings: 96 65
Median household income:
References: 2011[8] 2006[9] earlier[10]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Municipal Directory System
  2. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Statistics Canada. Government of Canada. Retrieved 2014-08-15. 
  3. ^ National Archives, Archivia Net. "Post Offices and Postmasters". Retrieved 2014-08-15. 
  4. ^ Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home. "Municipal Directory System". Retrieved 2014-08-15. 
  5. ^ Canadian Textiles Institute. (2005), CTI Determine your provincial constituency 
  6. ^ Commissioner of Canada Elections, Chief Electoral Officer of Canada (2005), Elections Canada On-line 
  7. ^ Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLI, Issue 13394, 30 May 1914, Page 10. "HOTEL FIRE". Retrieved 2014-08-15. 
  8. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-08-16. 
  9. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2011-12-02. 
  10. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 49°17′35″N 103°16′44″W / 49.293°N 103.279°W / 49.293; -103.279