Naicam

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Town of Naicam
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Naicam is located in Saskatchewan
Naicam
Naicam is located in Canada
Naicam
Location of Naicam in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 52°25′12″N 104°30′03″W / 52.419932°N 104.500966°W / 52.419932; -104.500966
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Federal Electoral District Saskatoon-Humboldt
Census division 14
Provincial Electoral District Melfort
Rural Municipality Pleasantdale No. 398
Government
 • Mayor Rodger Hayward
 • Administrator Janelle Scott
 • MP Brad Trost
 • MLA Rod Gantefoer
Area
 • Total 1.69 km2 (0.65 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 690
 • Density 407.9/km2 (1,056/sq mi)
Time zone CST
Postal code S0K 2Z0
Area code(s) 306
Highways Highway 6, Highway 349
Website Town of Naicam
[1][2][3]

Naicam is a small town in rural Saskatchewan. It is located 224 km (139 mi) north of the province's capital city, Regina. In 2006 the population was 690.[4] The name of the town is a combination of Naismith and Cameron, the railway construction contractors.[5]

Utilities[edit]

Naicam receives several radio stations from both Saskatoon and Regina. The local cable television company for the Naicam area is Image Cable. SaskTel provides cellular service to the area.[6]

The Town of Naicam offers water, sewer and power to all households and businesses.

Education[edit]

Naicam has a Kindergarten to grade 12 school that also serves other communities in the area such as Pleasantdale, Spalding, and Saint Front.

Sports[edit]

Viking Sportsplex is the hub of Naicam's recreational activity. With an arena playing home to all ages of hockey ranging from junior novice to senior. Hence the arena's name, all of the hockey teams in the town are called the "Naicam Vikings". The facility also houses a three sheet curling rink, and a virtual golf simulator.

Viking SportsPlex

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Naicam community profile
2006
Population: 690 (-9.3% from 2001)
Land area: 1.69 km2 (0.65 sq mi)
Population density: 407.9/km2 (1,056/sq mi)
Median age: 42.4 (M: 38.5, F: 45.5)
Total private dwellings: 362
Median household income: $53,405
References: 2006[7] earlier[8]

Attractions[edit]

The Pioneer School (c. 1923-8) is a Municipal Heritage Property on the Canadian Register of Historic Places.[9]

Businesses[edit]

There are several local businesses in Naicam, including Grocery stores, hardware/lumber, hair and esthetics, restaurants, bakery, hotel and motel, insurance agencies, pharmacy, automotive repair and dealership, construction and contractors, and much more. A full business directory is available online at: http://townofnaicam.ca/local-government/business-directory/[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home, Municipal Directory System, retrieved November 18, 2009 
  2. ^ Members of the Legislative Assembly, Legislative Directory System, retrieved November 18, 2009 
  3. ^ Elections Canada On-line, http://www.elections.ca/home.asp, retrieved November 18, 2009  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ http://www12.statcan.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-591/details/page.cfm?B1=All&Code1=4714032&Code2=47&Custom=&Data=Count&Geo1=CSD&Geo2=PR&Lang=E&SearchPR=01&SearchText=Naicam&SearchType=Begins/
  5. ^ Barry, Bill (September 2005). Geographic Names of Saskatchewan. Regina, Saskatchewan: People Places Publishing, Ltd. p. 299. ISBN 1-897010-19-2. 
  6. ^ Naicam Infrastructure
  7. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  8. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 
  9. ^ http://www.historicplaces.ca/visit-visite/affichage-display.aspx?id=8676 Canadian Register of Historic Places.
  10. ^ [1]

Coordinates: 52°25′N 104°30′W / 52.417°N 104.500°W / 52.417; -104.500 (Naicam, Saskatchewan)