Wilcox, Saskatchewan

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Wilcox
Village
Wilcox is located in Saskatchewan
Wilcox
Wilcox
Wilcox is located in Canada
Wilcox
Wilcox
Coordinates: 50°05′31″N 104°43′12″W / 50.092°N 104.720°W / 50.092; -104.720
CountryCanada
ProvinceSaskatchewan
RegionSaskatchewan
Census division6
Rural MunicipalityBratt's Lake
Post office Founded1902-11-01
Incorporated (Village)1907[1]
Government
 • MayorWayne Hoffart
 • AdministratorTammi Ritchie
 • Governing bodyWilcox Village Council
Area
 • Total1.48 km2 (0.57 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total322
 • Density218.2/km2 (565/sq mi)
Time zoneCST
Postal code
S0G 5E0
Area code(s)306
HighwaysHighway 39
Websitehttp://www.wilcox.ca/
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Wilcox is a village in Saskatchewan, Canada.

Located approximately 41 kilometers (25 mi) south of Regina, Wilcox is best known for being the home of the Athol Murray College of Notre Dame, a boarding school for students in grades 9-12. The village is also home to the Notre Dame Hounds ice hockey team in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League.

History[edit]

In 1902, the post office formed in the Provisional District of Assiniboia West of the North West Territories and the Federal Electoral District then named Qu'Appelle. Saskatchewan became a province in 1905. Wilcox became a village in 1907.[1]

A one room school house named WILCOX School District #1633 formed at Tsp 13 Rge 21 W of the 2 Meridian.

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Wilcox, Saskatchewan community profile
2011 2006
Population: 578 (+29.4% from 2006) 262 (-18.6% from 2001)
Land area: 1.48 km2 (0.57 sq mi) 1.48 km2 (0.57 sq mi)
Population density: 229.7/km2 (595/sq mi) 150.4/km2 (390/sq mi)
Median age: 18.9 (M: 18.3, F: 32.5) 34.2 (M: 34.5, F: 33.5)
Total private dwellings: 91 81
Median household income: $N/A
References: 2011[6] 2006[7] earlier[8]
  • Lat (DMS) 50° 06' 00" N
  • Long (DMS) 104° 44' 00" W
  • Dominion Land Survey Sec.19, Twp.13, R.20, W2
  • Time zone (est) UTC−6

Notable people[edit]

In film[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Wilcok 100 Years". Retrieved 2013-05-19.
  2. ^ National Archives, Archivia Net, Post Offices and Postmasters, archived from the original on 2006-10-06
  3. ^ Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home, Municipal Directory System, archived from the original on 2016-01-15, retrieved 2013-05-19
  4. ^ Canadian Textiles Institute. (2005), CTI Determine your provincial constituency, archived from the original on 2007-09-11
  5. ^ Commissioner of Canada Elections, Chief Electoral Officer of Canada (2005), Elections Canada On-line, archived from the original on 2007-04-21
  6. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2013-05-19.
  7. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2011-04-30.
  8. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.

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Coordinates: 50°05′31″N 104°43′12″W / 50.092°N 104.720°W / 50.092; -104.720