Stoughton, Saskatchewan

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Stoughton
Town
Main Street
Main Street
Stoughton is located in Saskatchewan
Stoughton
Stoughton
Stoughton is located in Canada
Stoughton
Stoughton
Location of Stoughton in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 49°40′30″N 103°02′13″W / 49.675°N 103.037°W / 49.675; -103.037
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Region Saskatchewan
Census division 1
Rural Municipality Tecumseh
Post office Founded 1901
Government
 • Mayor Bill Knous
 • Town Manager Chris Miskolczi
 • Governing body Stoughton Town Council
Area
 • Land 3.41 km2 (1.32 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 694
 • Density 203.2/km2 (526/sq mi)
Time zone CST
Postal code S0G 4T0
Area code(s) 306
Highways Highway 13 Highway 33 Highway 47
Website http://stoughtonsk.ca
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Stoughton is a town in Saskatchewan, Canada. In 2011 it had a population of 694.

The origins of the name is unknown, but it was provided by the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1904 and became a town in 1960.[3]

A small police service, the Stoughton Police Service no longer exists and is now in partnership with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police to provide policing service to the town and surrounding area. This town is approximately eighty-eight miles southeast of Regina. It is the administrative headquarters of the Ocean Man First Nations band government.[4] They contain three nations which are Assiniboine, Saulteaux and Cree.

The town is served by Highway 13, Highway 33 and Highway 47.

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Stoughton, Saskatchewan community profile
2011 2006 2001
Population: 694 (6.3% from 2006) 653 (-9.3% from 2001) 720 (- 0.8% from 1996)
Land area: 3.41 km2 (1.32 sq mi) 2.13 km2 (0.82 sq mi) 2.13 km2 (0.82 sq mi)
Population density: 203.2/km2 (526/sq mi) 306/km2 (790/sq mi) 337.4/km2 (874/sq mi)
Median age: 43.4 (M: 42.4, F: 44.4) 46.8 (M: 44.7, F: 49.8) 46.1 (M: 41.8, F: 48.9)
Total private dwellings: 325 325 342
Median household income: $48,218
References: 2011[5] 2006[6] 2001[7]

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Archives, Archivia Net. "Post Offices and Postmasters". Retrieved 2014-05-26. 
  2. ^ Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home. "Municipal Directory System". Retrieved 2014-05-26. 
  3. ^ http://stoughtonsk.ca/about/
  4. ^ http://www.sicc.sk.ca/archive/bands/bocean.html
  5. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-06-24. 
  6. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-06-24. 
  7. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Stoughton, Saskatchewan at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 49°40′30″N 103°02′13″W / 49.675°N 103.037°W / 49.675; -103.037