Star City, Saskatchewan

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Star City
Town
Motto: "The brightest little city in the west!"
Star City is located in Saskatchewan
Star City
Star City
Location of Star City
Coordinates: 52°52′00″N 104°20′00″W / 52.866667°N 104.333333°W / 52.866667; -104.333333
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Region Saskatchewan
Rural Municipality Star City No. 428, Saskatchewan
Post Office Established 1902-06-01
Government
 • Type Town Council
 • Mayor Herb Reid
 • Administrator Anita Tkachuk
Area
 • Total 7.5 km2 (2.9 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 460
 • Density 661.1/km2 (1,712/sq mi)
Time zone CST
Postal code S0E 1P0
Area code(s) 306
Website Official website
[2][3]

Star City is a small town of 460 inhabitants in Saskatchewan, Canada, approximately 120 km (70 mi) southeast of Prince Albert and 18 km (10 mi) east of Melfort.

It is named after its first postmaster, Walter Starkey.[2] The town's economy is based primarily on agriculture. It has numerous services and a small K-12 school.

Demographics[edit]

Historic buildings[edit]

The town has two historic buildings:

  • The Town Office Building was constructed between 1919 and 1920 for the Bank of Commerce; the building currently houses a library.[7]
  • Golden Age Club Buildings[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Statistics Canada. Government of Canada. Retrieved 2014-08-21. 
  2. ^ a b National Archives, Archivia Net. "Post Offices and Postmasters". Retrieved 2014-08-21. 
  3. ^ Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home. "Municipal Directory System". Retrieved 2014-08-21. 
  4. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  5. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  6. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved 2011-07-17. 
  7. ^ "Heritage Database (Star City Town Office)" (PDF). Government of Saskatchewan. Retrieved 2014-08-21. 
  8. ^ "Canada's Historic Places (Golden Age Club Buildings)". Retrieved 2014-08-21. 

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Coordinates: 52°52′N 104°20′W / 52.867°N 104.333°W / 52.867; -104.333 (Star City, Saskatchewan)