South Fork, Saskatchewan

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Hamlet of South Fork
Home of Nicholas Herlinger
Hamlet
South Fork, Saskatchewan is located in Saskatchewan
South Fork, Saskatchewan
South Fork, Saskatchewan is located in Canada
South Fork, Saskatchewan
Location of South Fork in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 49°36′00″N 108°43′03″W / 49.6°N 108.7175°W / 49.6; -108.7175
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Region Saskatchewan
Census division 4
Rural Municipality Arlington No. 79
Post office Founded 1913
Incorporated (Village) 1913
Time zone CST
Area code(s) 306
Highways Highway 633
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South Fork is a Ghost town in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.

History[edit]

South Fork began in 1913. By 1923 there were 3 grain elevators, a lumber yard, cafe, blacksmith, pool hall, feed mill, and general store. A fire in 1928, the depression, and better roads started South Fork on a decline. South Fork is best known for its sole resident, a bearded man by the name of Nicholas Herlinger.

The last grain elevator closed in 1974 and moved to an area farm.

See also[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 

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Coordinates: 49°36′00″N 108°43′03″W / 49.60000°N 108.71750°W / 49.60000; -108.71750