Woodrow, Saskatchewan

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Woodrow
Unincorporated community
Woodrow grain elevators
Woodrow grain elevators
Woodrow, Saskatchewan is located in Saskatchewan
Woodrow, Saskatchewan
Woodrow, Saskatchewan is located in Canada
Woodrow, Saskatchewan
Location of Woodrow in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 49°41′42″N 106°43′23″W / 49.695°N 106.723°W / 49.695; -106.723
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Region Saskatchewan
Census division 3
Rural Municipality RM of Wood River
Post office Founded 1909-06-01
Incorporated (Village) N/A
Dissolved March 21, 2002
Government
 • Governing body RM of Wood River
Area
 • Total 0.42 km2 (0.16 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 5
 • Density 11.9/km2 (31/sq mi)
Time zone CST
Postal code S0H 4M0
Area code(s) 306
Highways Highway 13
Highway 610
Waterways Thomson Lake
[1][2][3][4]

Woodrow is an unincorporated community in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan approximately 6 miles west of Lafleche. This present day agricultural area was once the hub of the local area with lumber yards, grain elevators, 3 churches and 3 or more general stores. The village was formally dissolved on March 21, 2002; it is now administered by the RM of Wood River.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Woodrow, Saskatchewan community profile
2006
Population: 5 (-66.7% from 2001)
Land area: 0.42 km2 (0.16 sq mi)
Population density: 11.9/km2 (31/sq mi)
Median age: NA (M: NA, F: NA)
Total private dwellings: 11
Median household income: $NA
References: 2006[6] earlier[7]

Infrastructure[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Saskatchewan Transportation Company provides intercity bus service.[8]

Churches[edit]

The Woodrow Gospel Chapel began service in 1909, and was based on immigrants from North Dakota when the community was originally known as Hoffnungsfeld.[9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Archives, Archivia Net, Post Offices and Postmasters 
  2. ^ Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home, Municipal Directory System, archived from the original (– Scholar search) 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 
  5. ^ "Restructured Villages". Saskatchewan Ministry of Municipal Affairs. Retrieved 2010-12-20. 
  6. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  7. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Saskatchewan Transportation Company: Route Map" (PDF). Saskatchewan Transportation Company. Retrieved 2010-12-20. 
  9. ^ "Woodrow Gospel Chapel". Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 2010-12-20. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 49°41′42″N 106°43′23″W / 49.695°N 106.723°W / 49.695; -106.723