Lumsden, Saskatchewan

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Happy Hollow
James Street
James Street
Lumsden is located in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 50°38′47″N 104°52′03″W / 50.6463°N 104.8676°W / 50.6463; -104.8676
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Region South Eastern Saskatchewan
Census division 6
Rural Municipality Lumsden
Established 1881
Incorporated (Village) January 10, 1899
Incorporated (Town) March 15, 1905
 • Mayor Bryan Matheson[1]
 • Chief Administrative Officer Darcie Cooper[2]
 • Governing body Town Council
 • Land 4.06 km2 (1.57 sq mi)
Population (2016)
 • Total 1,824
 • Density 402.0/km2 (1,041/sq mi)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
Postal code S0G 3C0
Area code(s) 306
Highways Highway 11 Highway 20
Waterways Wascana Creek

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.[7]

References[change | change source]

  1. Administration - Lumsden
  2. Administration - Lumsden
  3. "2011 Community Profiles". Statistics Canada. Government of Canada. Retrieved 2014-04-09. 
  4. National Archives, Archivia Net. "Post Offices and Postmasters". Archived from the original on 2006-10-06. Retrieved 2014-07-15. 
  5. Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home. "Municipal Directory System". Archived from the original on 2016-01-15. Retrieved 2014-07-15. 
  6. Commissioner of Canada Elections, Chief Electoral Officer of Canada (2005). "Elections Canada On-line". Archived from the original on 2007-04-21. Retrieved 2014-07-15. 

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