Minton, Saskatchewan

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Village of Minton
Minton, Saskatchewan is located in Saskatchewan
Minton, Saskatchewan
Location of Minton in Saskatchewan
Minton, Saskatchewan is located in Canada
Minton, Saskatchewan
Minton, Saskatchewan (Canada)
Coordinates: 49°10′01″N 104°35′10″W / 49.167°N 104.586°W / 49.167; -104.586
Census division2
Rural MunicipalitySurprise Valley
Post office Founded1930[1]
Incorporated (Village)N/A
Incorporated (Town)N/A
 • MayorDennis Simpart
 • AdministratorJoyce Axten
 • Governing bodyMinton Village Council
 • Total0.30 km2 (0.12 sq mi)
 • Total60
 • Density319.8/km2 (828/sq mi)
Time zoneCST
Postal code
S0C 1T0
Area code(s)306
HighwaysHighway 6, Highway 18, Highway 676

Minton is a village in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan, located on Saskatchewan Highway 6 just north of its intersection with Highway 18, 19 km north of the Raymond-Regway Border Crossing on the Montana-Saskatchewan border. The village was named after Minton, Shropshire in England. The name was given by the Canadian Pacific Railway.[1]


Canada census – Minton, Saskatchewan community profile
Land area:
Population density:
Median age:
Total private dwellings:
Median household income:
References: earlier[6]

In 1930, Minton was identified as a hamlet. 21 years later, in 1951, it was incorporated as a village.

Roadside Attractions[edit]

There is an Inukshuk monument approximately 8 km north of Minton on highway #6. It is 50 metre east of the highway at coordinates 49 13.901 N, 104 36.358 W just off of the gravel road.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Barry, Bill (September 2005). Geographic Names of Saskatchewan. Regina, Saskatchewan: People Places Publishing, Ltd. p. 286. ISBN 1-897010-19-2.
  2. ^ National Archives, Archivia Net, Post Offices and Postmasters, archived from the original on 2006-10-06
  3. ^ Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home, Municipal Directory System, archived from the original (– Scholar search) on November 21, 2008
  4. ^ Canadian Textiles Institute. (2005), CTI Determine your provincial constituency, archived from the original on 2007-09-11
  5. ^ Commissioner of Canada Elections, Chief Electoral Officer of Canada (2005), Elections Canada On-line, archived from the original on 2007-04-21
  6. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.

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Coordinates: 49°10′01″N 104°35′10″W / 49.167°N 104.586°W / 49.167; -104.586