Rose Valley, Saskatchewan

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Rose Valley
Town
Rose Valley is located in Saskatchewan
Rose Valley
Rose Valley
Location of Rose Valley in Saskatchewan
Rose Valley is located in Canada
Rose Valley
Rose Valley
Rose Valley (Canada)
Coordinates: 52°17′23″N 103°48′55″W / 52.28972°N 103.81528°W / 52.28972; -103.81528Coordinates: 52°17′23″N 103°48′55″W / 52.28972°N 103.81528°W / 52.28972; -103.81528
CountryCanada
Provinces and territories of CanadaSaskatchewan
Census division14
Rural Municipalities (R.M.)Ponass Lake No. 367
Post office Founded1916-01-01
Village Established1940
Town Status1962
Government
 • MayorVeilleux, Daniel
 • M.P., Yorkton-MelvilleGarry Breitkreuz
 • M.L.A., Kelvington-WadenaJune Draude
Area
 • Total1.12 km2 (0.43 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total296
 • Density263.4/km2 (682/sq mi)
Postal code
S0E 1M0
Area code(s)306 / 639
HighwaysHighway 35, Secondary Highway 756
Websitewww.townofrosevalley.com
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Rose Valley is a town in the rural municipality of Ponass Lake No. 367, in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. Rose Valley is located at the intersection of Highway 35 and Primary Grid 746 in east-central Saskatchewan. Wheat and dairying are the main economic industries in this area.

History[edit]

The CPR arrived in 1924, but as early as 1904 and 1905 Norwegian and Ukrainian settlers began to arrive by Red River cart. Rose Valley enjoyed its peak growth in the 1960s.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Rose Valley, Saskatchewan community profile
2011 2006
Population: 296 (-12.4% from 2006) 338 (-14.4% from 2001)
Land area: 1.12 km2 (0.43 sq mi) 1.12 km2 (0.43 sq mi)
Population density: 263.4/km2 (682/sq mi) 300.7/km2 (779/sq mi)
Median age: 52.7 (M: 46.6, F: 55.5) 55.8 (M: 53.5, F: 59.5)
Total private dwellings: 153 157
Median household income:
References: 2011[6] 2006[7] earlier[8]
  • Lat (DMS) 52° 17' 23" N
  • Long (DMS) 103° 48' 55" W
  • Dominion Land Survey SW 1/4 Sec.28, Twp.38, R.13, W2
  • Time zone (cst) UTC−6

Sites of interest[edit]

Just to the north of Rose Valley at NE 11-39-13 W2, is a provincial Migratory Bird Concentration Site.[9]

Education[edit]

Rose Valley School offers Kindergarten to Grade 12. The School is located in the Horizon School Division.[10] In 2003 the school received $250,000 in repairs and renovations from the provincial government.[11] The area is serviced by the Parkland Regional Library Rose Valley Branch.[12]

Notable people[edit]

Fjellgaard's song "Riding on the Wind" was named Single of the Year in 1985 by the Canadian Country Music Association. He also won the 1987 Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada Song of the Year award for writing the Mercey Brothers' hit "Heroes".

Fjellgaard won the 1989 Canadian Country Music Association Award for Male Artist of the Year. He also won three awards for his collaborations with Linda Kidder in 1989, 1990 and 1992.

After several years of nominations, Fjellgaard won the 1993 Juno Award for Best Country Male Vocalist.

He was inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame in 2005.

Book references[edit]

  • "A Tribute To Our Pioneers." History of Rose Valley and District, 1981

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Archives, Archivia Net, Post Offices and Postmasters, retrieved 2007-05-26
  2. ^ Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home. "Municipal Directory System". Retrieved 2012-10-16.
  3. ^ Canadian Textiles Institute. (2005), CTI Determine your provincial constituency, archived from the original on 2007-09-11, retrieved 2007-05-26
  4. ^ Commissioner of Canada Elections, Library of Parliament (2008), Riding history for Yorkton—Melville (1966– ), retrieved 2008-10-28
  5. ^ McLennan, David (2006), "Rose Valley", The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan, CANADIAN PLAINS RESEARCH CENTER, UNIVERSITY OF REGINA
  6. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-06-21.
  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.
  9. ^ Sask Biz; Government of Saskatchewan, Ponass Lake No. 367, retrieved 2007-06-06
  10. ^ Welcome To Rose Valley Elementary School, 21 February 2007, retrieved 2007-06-06
  11. ^ Nelson Wagner (June 6, 2007), UPGRADING ROSE VALLEY SCHOOL, retrieved 2007-06-06
  12. ^ Rose Valley, January 20, 2006, archived from the original on June 21, 2007, retrieved 2007-06-06

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