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Stockholm, Saskatchewan

Stockholm
Village
Stockholm is located in Saskatchewan
Stockholm
Stockholm
Location of Stockholm in Saskatchewan
Coordinates:
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Region Southeast Saskatchewan
Census division 5
Rural Municipality Fertile Belt No. 183
Post Office 1904
Incorporated 1905
Government
 • Mayor Fran Herperger
 • Administrator Lorie Jackson
 • Governing body Stockholm Town Council
 • MP Yorkton-Melville Garry Breitkreuz
 • MLA Melville-Saltcoats Bob Bjornerud
Area
 • Total 1.65 km2 (0.64 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 341
 • Density 206.6/km2 (535/sq mi)
Time zone CST
Postal code S0A 3Y0
Area code(s) 306
Highways Highway 9 Highway 22
[2][3]

Stockholm is a community in the southeastern portion of the Canadian province of Saskatchewan, located 72 km (45 mi) south of Yorkton along Highways 9 and 22. Stockholm is the seat of government for the rural municipality of Fertile Belt No. 183.[4]

Contents

  • History 1
    • Heritage site 1.1
  • References 2
  • External links 3

History

Named after the capital of Sweden, the village was founded in the 1880s by Swedish settlers, and was incorporated on June 30, 1905.

Heritage site

Landmarks in Stockholm include the New Stockholm Lutheran Church, also called the Swedish Evangelical Lutheran New Stockholm Church, which was erected in 1917 by Swedish immigrants.[5]

References

  1. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Statistics Canada. Government of Canada. Retrieved 2014-03-20. 
  2. ^ National Archives, Archivia Net. "Post Offices and Postmasters". Retrieved 2014-03-20. 
  3. ^ Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home. "Municipal Directory System". Retrieved 2014-03-20. 
  4. ^ Saskatchewan Municipal Database
  5. ^ New Stockholm Lutheran Church

External links

  • Stockholm Village Cemetery

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