Plunkett, Saskatchewan

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For other uses, see Plunkett.
Village of Plunkett
Village
Village of Plunkett is located in Saskatchewan
Village of Plunkett
Village of Plunkett
Village of Plunkett is located in Canada
Village of Plunkett
Village of Plunkett
Coordinates: 51°54′22″N 105°26′42″W / 51.906°N 105.445°W / 51.906; -105.445
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Region Saskatchewan
Census division 11
Rural Municipality Viscount
Post office 1909 - 2001
Incorporated (Village) N/A
Incorporated (Town) N/A
Government
 • Mayor Richard Hayes
 • Administrator Helen Miller
 • Governing body Plunkett Village Council
Area
 • Total 0.64 km2 (0.25 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 75
 • Density 116.5/km2 (302/sq mi)
Time zone CST
Postal code S0K 3J0
Area code(s) 306
Highways Highway 16
Highway 365
Waterways Little Manitou Lake
Website Village of Plunkett
[1][2][3][4]

Plunkett is a village in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.

History[edit]

The village was named after Viscount Horace Plunkett, a CP Rail investor, and in 1921 was incorporated. The economy of Plunkett is dominated by agriculture, and the mining industry, with mines located at Lanigan, Colonsay, and Allan.[5]

Geography[edit]

Plunkett is at the intersection of Highway 16 and Highway 365. The village site is bounded by the railway to the south and Highway 16 to the north.

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Plunkett, Saskatchewan community profile
2006
Population: 75 (0.0% from 2001)
Land area: 0.64 km2 (0.25 sq mi)
Population density: 116.4/km2 (301/sq mi)
Median age: 55.5 (M: 58.0, F: 53.9)
Total private dwellings: 40
Median household income: $NA
References: 2006[6] earlier[7]

Mayor: Bob Clavelle

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ National Archives, Archivia Net, Post Offices and Postmasters 
  2. ^ Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home, Municipal Directory System, archived from the original on November 21, 2008 
  3. ^ Canadian Textiles Institute. (2005), CTI Determine your provincial constituency 
  4. ^ Commissioner of Canada Elections, Chief Electoral Officer of Canada (2005), Elections Canada On-line 
  5. ^ Saskbiz Info
  6. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  7. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 

Coordinates: 51°54′22″N 105°26′42″W / 51.906°N 105.445°W / 51.906; -105.445