Lumsden, Saskatchewan

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Town of Lumsden
Happy Hollow
Town
Coordinates: 50°23′05″N 104°31′12″W / 50.3846°N 104.5200°W / 50.3846; -104.5200Coordinates: 50°23′05″N 104°31′12″W / 50.3846°N 104.5200°W / 50.3846; -104.5200
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Region South Eastern Saskatchewan
Census division 6
Rural Municipality Lumsden
Founded 1881
Government
 • Type Town
 • Mayor Bryan Matheson
Area
 • Land 3.17 km2 (1.22 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 1,523
 • Density 398.4/km2 (1,032/sq mi)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
Area code(s) 306

Lumsden is a town in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. The population of Lumsden was 1,523 in 2006. The mayor of Lumsden is Bryan Matheson. The town was originally known as Happy Hollow in 1881 and was changed to Lumsden in 1889 after Hugh Lumsden, a senior engineer with the Qu'Appelle, Long Lake and Saskatchewan Railway.[1]

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