Viceroy, Saskatchewan

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Viceroy
Hamlet
Viceroy wheat sheaf.
Viceroy wheat sheaf.
Viceroy is located in Saskatchewan
Viceroy
Viceroy
Viceroy is located in Canada
Viceroy
Viceroy
Coordinates: 49°27′37.26″N 105°22′6.01″W / 49.4603500°N 105.3683361°W / 49.4603500; -105.3683361Coordinates: 49°27′37.26″N 105°22′6.01″W / 49.4603500°N 105.3683361°W / 49.4603500; -105.3683361
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Region Saskatchewan
Census division 3
Rural Municipality Excel
Area
 • Total 1.15 km2 (0.44 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 30
 • Density 26.0/km2 (67/sq mi)
Time zone CST
Postal code S0H 4H0
Area code(s) 306

Viceroy is a hamlet in Excel Rural Municipality No. 71, Saskatchewan, Canada. The population was 25 at the 2011 Census. The hamlet previously held the status of a village until May 10, 2002. Viceroy is located 7 km south of the historic Red Coat Trail on Highway 624 north of Willow Bunch Lake adjacent to Big Muddy Valley.

History[edit]

Viceroy was incorporated in 1912. At its peak in the 1950s it had a population of 250. Prior to May 10, 2002, Viceroy was incorporated as a village, and was restructured as a hamlet under the jurisdiction of the Rural municipality of Excel on that date.[1][2]

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Viceroy, Saskatchewan community profile
2011
Population: 25 (-71.9% from 2006)
Land area: 1.18 km2 (0.46 sq mi)
Population density: 21.3/km2 (55/sq mi)
Median age:
Total private dwellings: 18
Median household income:
References: 2011[3] earlier[4]

Services[edit]

Once a bustling community with two schools, two restaurants, Klemenz Poolroom and bowling alley, a theatre and many other businesses. After two fires in the past century the community has shrunk to a much smaller scale. Viceroy still boasts the Viceroy Co-op which in a sense is the local "general store" offering grocery staples, tools, feed, hardware, parts, auto repair and petroleum sales.

The RM of Excel No. 71, office is located on main street with the equipment yard/shop to the south. Bengough Credit Union also operates a branch in Viceroy.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kathy Gudnason (June 30, 2012). "Viceroy: 100 years of spirit". The Radville Star/The Deep South (living). Retrieved April 21, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Restructured Villages". Saskatchewan Ministry of Municipal Affairs. Archived from the original on March 25, 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-10. 
  3. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2011-02-24. 
  4. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.