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Otthon, Saskatchewan

Otthon
Hamlet
Otthon
Otthon
Location of Otthon

Coordinates: 51°06′00″N 102°36′04″W / 51.100°N 102.601°W / 51.100; -102.601Coordinates: 51°06′00″N 102°36′04″W / 51.100°N 102.601°W / 51.100; -102.601

Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Region Saskatchewan
Rural Municipality Cana No. 214
Population (2011)
 • Total 67
Time zone CST
Postal code S0A 2P0
Area code(s) 306

Otthon is a hamlet in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. Listed as a designated place by Statistics Canada, the hamlet had a population of 67 in the Canada 2011 Census.[1]

The Otthon post office, opened in 1898, (closing briefly between 1898 and 1899) and then remained open until December 31, 1968.[2] Otthon was established in 1894 by Hungarian settlers, with the name Otthon meaning home in the Hungarian language.[3] The initial settlers were led by Rev. Janos Kovacs of the Hungarian Reformed Church in Pennsylvania. The settlement attracted Hungarian miners working in Pennsylvania as well as immigrants directly from Hungary [4]

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