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Mankota
Village of Mankota
Mankota is located in Mankota No. 45
Mankota
Mankota
Mankota is located in Saskatchewan
Mankota
Mankota
Mankota is located in Canada
Mankota
Mankota
Coordinates: 49°25′16″N 107°04′12″W / 49.421°N 107.070°W / 49.421; -107.070Coordinates: 49°25′16″N 107°04′12″W / 49.421°N 107.070°W / 49.421; -107.070
CountryCanada
ProvinceSaskatchewan
RegionSaskatchewan
Census divisionNo. 3
Rural MunicipalityMankota No. 45
Post office Founded1911
Village IncorporatedN/A
Town IncorporatedN/A
Government
 • MayorGrant Martin
 • AdministratorApril Williamson
Area
 • Total1.55 km2 (0.60 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total211
 • Density153.3/km2 (397/sq mi)
Time zoneCST
Postal code
S0H 2W0
Area code(s)306
HighwaysHighway 18
Highway 19

Mankota (2016 population: 205) is a village in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan within the Rural Municipality of Mankota No. 45 and Census Division No. 3. The village is located on Highway 18, about 150 km southeast of the City of Swift Current. It is also near the villages of Kincaid, Ferland, Hazenmore, and Glentworth.

History[edit]

The community acquired a post office in 1911 and was named by combining Manitoba and North Dakota, the original homes of many of its initial settlers.[1] Mankota incorporated as a village on February 3, 1941.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Population history
(1981–2016)
YearPop.±%
1981375—    
1986394+5.1%
1991381−3.3%
1996326−14.4%
2001248−23.9%
2006238−4.0%
2011211−11.3%
2016205−2.8%
Source: Statistics Canada via Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics[3][4]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Mankota recorded a population of 205 living in 107 of its 137 total private dwellings, a -2.9% change from its 2011 population of 211. With a land area of 1.42 km2 (0.55 sq mi), it had a population density of 144.4/km2 (373.9/sq mi) in 2016.[5]

In the 2011 Census of Population, the Village of Mankota recorded a population of 211, a -11.3% change from its 2006 population of 238. With a land area of 1.55 km2 (0.60 sq mi), it had a population density of 136.1/km2 (352.6/sq mi) in 2011.[6]

Economy[edit]

In 2016, Weil Group Resources of Dallas constructed a $10 million helium processing facility near Mankota to supply refined, industrial-grade helium gas to world markets, reviving a mineral resource which was previously established here in Saskatchewan.[7]

Education[edit]

Mankota has one school that covers Kindergarten through grade 12 in the Prairie South School Division. Enrollment for the 2008-2009 year is at about 78. The population of the school in 2011 is 61.

Attractions[edit]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Mankota
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 12.8
(55.0)
18
(64)
23
(73)
30.5
(86.9)
37
(99)
41
(106)
38
(100)
39.5
(103.1)
36
(97)
33
(91)
21.7
(71.1)
12.8
(55.0)
41
(106)
Average high °C (°F) −7.3
(18.9)
−3.7
(25.3)
3.1
(37.6)
12
(54)
18.6
(65.5)
22.9
(73.2)
26.8
(80.2)
26.7
(80.1)
19.9
(67.8)
12.8
(55.0)
1.3
(34.3)
−5.3
(22.5)
10.6
(51.1)
Daily mean °C (°F) −13.6
(7.5)
−9.8
(14.4)
−3.1
(26.4)
4.7
(40.5)
11
(52)
15.4
(59.7)
18.5
(65.3)
17.9
(64.2)
11.5
(52.7)
4.9
(40.8)
−5.1
(22.8)
−11.6
(11.1)
3.4
(38.1)
Average low °C (°F) −19.8
(−3.6)
−15.9
(3.4)
−9.4
(15.1)
−2.6
(27.3)
3.3
(37.9)
7.8
(46.0)
10.1
(50.2)
9.1
(48.4)
3.1
(37.6)
−3
(27)
−11.3
(11.7)
−17.7
(0.1)
−3.9
(25.0)
Record low °C (°F) −43.3
(−45.9)
−40
(−40)
−33
(−27)
−28.3
(−18.9)
−15
(5)
−5
(23)
0.6
(33.1)
−2.2
(28.0)
−14
(7)
−28
(−18)
−38.5
(−37.3)
−42.8
(−45.0)
−43.3
(−45.9)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 17.6
(0.69)
14.5
(0.57)
17.5
(0.69)
20.8
(0.82)
56.9
(2.24)
58.2
(2.29)
53
(2.1)
29
(1.1)
26.6
(1.05)
15.2
(0.60)
16
(0.6)
15.1
(0.59)
340.4
(13.40)
Source: Environment Canada[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Barry, Bill (September 2005). Geographic Names of Saskatchewan. Regina, Saskatchewan: People Places Publishing, Ltd. p. 270. ISBN 1-897010-19-2.
  2. ^ "Urban Municipality Incorporations". Saskatchewan Ministry of Government Relations. Archived from the original on October 15, 2014. Retrieved June 1, 2020.
  3. ^ "Saskatchewan Census Population" (PDF). Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 24, 2015. Retrieved May 31, 2020.
  4. ^ "Saskatchewan Census Population". Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved May 31, 2020.
  5. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Saskatchewan)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved May 30, 2020.
  6. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Saskatchewan)". Statistics Canada. June 3, 2019. Retrieved May 30, 2020.
  7. ^ "Mankota". Weil Group Resources. Weil Group. Retrieved 29 December 2017.
  8. ^ Environment Canada Canadian Climate Normals 1971–2000, accessed 10 September 2010