Mankota

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Village of Mankota
Mankota is located in Saskatchewan
Mankota
Location of Mankota in Saskatchewan
Mankota is located in Canada
Mankota
Mankota (Canada)
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 MunicipalityNo. 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 is a village in Mankota Rural Municipality No. 45, Saskatchewan, Canada. The population was 238 at the 2006 Census. The village is located on Highway 18, about 150 km southeast of the city of Swift Current. It's also placed near the small villages Kincaid, Ferland, Hazenmore, and Glentworth.

History[edit]

The village 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]

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.[2]


Demographics[edit]

In 2006 Mankota had a population of 238 living in 178 dwellings, a 4.0% decrease from 1996. The village had a land area of 1.55 km2 (0.60 sq mi) and a population density of 153.3/km2 (397/sq mi).[3]

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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
−14
(7)
−28
(−18)
−38.5
(−37.3)
−42.8
(−45)
−43.3
(−45.9)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 17.6
(0.693)
14.5
(0.571)
17.5
(0.689)
20.8
(0.819)
56.9
(2.24)
58.2
(2.291)
53
(2.09)
29
(1.14)
26.6
(1.047)
15.2
(0.598)
16
(0.63)
15.1
(0.594)
340.4
(13.402)
Source: Environment Canada[4]

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. ^ "Mankota". Weil Group Resources. Weil Group. Retrieved 29 December 2017.
  3. ^ Statistics Canada. "Canada 2006 Census: Mankota - Community Profile". Retrieved 2009-01-15.
  4. ^ Environment Canada Canadian Climate Normals 1971–2000, accessed 10 September 2010

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