Quill Lake

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Quill Lake
Village
Quill Lake is located in Saskatchewan
Quill Lake
Quill Lake
Quill Lake is located in Canada
Quill Lake
Quill Lake
Coordinates: 52°04′00″N 104°15′00″W / 52.066667°N 104.25°W / 52.066667; -104.25
CountryCanada
ProvinceSaskatchewan
Census division10
Rural MunicipalityLakeside No. 338
Post office1904-02-01
Incorporated (Village)1907
Government
 • MayorRobert Benjamin
 • AdministratorJudy L. Kanak
 • CouncillorsGuy Martin
Keith Thiessen
Lyle Thibault
Linda Ingram
Time zoneCST
Postal code
S0A 3E0
Area code(s)306
HighwaysHighway 5
Highway 640
WebsiteQuill Lake website
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Quill Lake is a village in east central Saskatchewan, Canada located 170 km east of Saskatoon and 200 km northeast of Regina on Highway 5.

The village is located just to the northwest of the Quill Lakes. The Quill Lakes wetland complex is a designated Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network site where many migrating shorebirds stop during long migrations. Because of this the village is also known by its residents as the "Goose Capital of Saskatchewan".

History[edit]

Quill Lake was originally established as Lally, Saskatchewan, named after a railway official of the day. Later it was renamed Quill Lake to conform to the name of the post office. The community was built around the site which was originally the location of a log school house. The hamlet was incorporated into a village in 1907.[4]

Heritage buildings[edit]

Quill Lake has one municipal heritage building, the St. Michael's Anglican Church, constructed between 1907 and 1913. The wood building was built in the Gothic revival style and has a fieldstone foundation. It was previously known as the Quill Lake United Church and the Quill Lake Methodist Church. The building was designated a heritage building in 2000.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Quill Lake community profile
2011 2006
Population: 409 (-1.0% from 2006) 413 (-5.9% from 2001)
Land area: 1.30 km2 (0.50 sq mi) 1.30 km2 (0.50 sq mi)
Population density: 314.3/km2 (814/sq mi) 317.4/km2 (822/sq mi)
Median age: 50.7 (M: 51.7, F: 49.8) 48.8 (M: 47.0, F: 50.9)
Total private dwellings: 224 225
Median household income: $38,415
References: 2011[6] 2006[7] earlier[8]

Notable residents[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ National Archives, Archivia Net, Post Offices and Postmasters, archived from the original on October 6, 2006
  2. ^ Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home, Municipal Directory System, archived from the original on January 15, 2016
  3. ^ Commissioner of Canada Elections, Chief Electoral Officer of Canada (2005), Elections Canada On-line, archived from the original on April 21, 2007
  4. ^ Sask Biz Archived February 25, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ St. Michael's Anglican Church Archived July 6, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-07-07.
  7. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2009-02-24.
  8. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.

Coordinates: 52°04′N 104°15′W / 52.067°N 104.250°W / 52.067; -104.250