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Vonda, Saskatchewan

Vonda
Town
St. Philippe Neri Roman Catholic Church
St. Philippe Neri Roman Catholic Church
Vonda is located in Saskatchewan
Vonda
Vonda
Location of Vonda in Saskatchewan
Coordinates:
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Region Saskatchewan
Census division 15
Rural Municipality Grant
Post office Founded April 1, 1905
Incorporated (Village) 1905
Incorporated (Town) 1907
Government
 • Mayor Daniel Sembalerus
 • Town Manager Linda Denis
 • Governing body Vonda Town Council
Area
 • Total 2.79 km2 (1.08 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 322
 • Density 112.7/km2 (292/sq mi)
Time zone CST
Postal code S0K 4N0
Area code(s) 306
Highways Highway 27
Website Official website
[1][2]

Vonda is located on Highway 27, a half-hour drive north east of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The town was named after the daughter of British journalist Cy Warman.[3]

Vonda is home to the École Providence French language school providing Kindergarten to Grade 12, while Aberdeen Composite School in neighboring Aberdeen provides Kindergarten to Grade 12 instruction in English. The town also contains the Paroisse St. Philippe de Neri Parish Roman Catholic Church and the Sacred Heart Ukrainian Catholic Church.[4] The town is also home to the Vonda Memorial Rink.[5] The town contains a Co-op, hotel and service businesses.

The Vonda post office originally opened on April 1, 1905 under the name Vaunder, changing its name to Vonda on May 1, 1906.[6]

Main Street
At prairie's edge

Demographics

See also

References

  1. ^ National Archives, Archivia Net. "Post Offices and Postmasters". Retrieved 2013-11-22. 
  2. ^ Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home. "Municipal Directory System". Retrieved 2013-11-22. 
  3. ^ What's in a Name by E.T. Russel
  4. ^ Adamson, Julia (21 Feb 2013). "Saskatchewan Roman Catholic Churches ~ Online Parish Registers ~ History >Vonda". Saskatchewan Gen Web. Ancestry.com. Retrieved 2013-02-16. 
  5. ^ http://www.townofvonda.ca/services.html
  6. ^ http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/post-offices/001001-119.01-e.php?&isn_id_nbr=11821&interval=24&&PHPSESSID=kg30d6a30g1gg85ho9fkg5ntc1
  7. ^ "2011 Community Profiles".  
  8. ^ "2006 Community Profiles".  
  9. ^ "2001 Community Profiles".  

External links

  • Vonda Town Website

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