Meskanaw, Saskatchewan

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Meskanaw is a small community south west of Melfort, Saskatchewan. Meskanaw is the Cree word for trail or road.

The community, an organized hamlet with the status of designated place, had a population of 18 in the Canada 2006 Census.[1]


The first settlers came to Meskanaw in the late 1890s. Mr. W. E. Traill was the first inhabitant of the town.[2]


  1. ^ Canada 2006 Census: Designated places in Saskatchewan
  2. ^ Meskanaw: Its Story and its People; written by the Meskanaw Celebrate Saskatchewan Historical Committee. Found at

Coordinates: 52°46′59″N 105°04′59″W / 52.783°N 105.083°W / 52.783; -105.083