Amsterdam, Saskatchewan

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Amsterdam
Hamlet of Amsterdam
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Amsterdam
Coordinates: 51°37′37″N102°26′53″W / 51.627°N 102.448°W / 51.627; -102.448 Coordinates: 51°37′37″N102°26′53″W / 51.627°N 102.448°W / 51.627; -102.448
Country Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Province Flag of Saskatchewan.svg  Saskatchewan
Region East-central
Census division 9
Rural Municipality Buchanan No. 304
Government
  Type Municipal
  Governing bodyRural Municipality of Buchanan
   Reeve Don Skoretz
   Administrator Twila Hadubiak
Area
  Total0.31 km2 (0.12 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
  Total25
  Density80.7/km2 (209/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
Postal code
S0A 0L0
Area code(s) 306
Highways Saskatchewan Highway 9 (jct).svg Hwy 9
Railways (Canadian National Railway)
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Amsterdam is a hamlet within the Rural Municipality of Buchanan No. 304, Saskatchewan, Canada. Listed as a designated place by Statistics Canada, the hamlet had a population of 25 in the Canada 2016 Census. [5] The hamlet is located 63.9 km north of the city of Yorkton and 1.5 km west of Highway 9. The community was founded at the turn of the 20th century by Dutch immigrants, hence the name. In its prime, the community had a post office, grain elevator, garage, and a school. It, like many small towns, has been hit hard by the gradual trend toward urbanization. The hamlet now has fewer than 25 people, most are of Ukrainian descent.

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Demographics

Canada census – Amsterdam, Saskatchewan community profile
2016 2011
Population:25 (-3.5% from 2011)26 (+36.8% from 2006)
Land area:0.31 km2 (0.12 sq mi)0.31 km2 (0.12 sq mi)
Population density:80.7/km2 (209/sq mi)83.9/km2 (217/sq mi)
Median age:
Total private dwellings:1013
Median household income:
References: 2016 [6] 2011 [7] earlier [8]

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References

  1. National Archives, Archivia Net, Post Offices and Postmasters, archived from the original on 2006-10-06
  2. Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home, Municipal Directory System, archived from the original ( Scholar search ) on 2008-11-21
  3. Canadian Textiles Institute. (2005), CTI Determine your provincial constituency, archived from the original on 2007-09-11
  4. Commissioner of Canada Elections, Chief Electoral Officer of Canada (2005), Elections Canada On-line, archived from the original on 2007-04-21
  5. Canada 2016 Census: Designated places in Saskatchewan
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  7. "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census . Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved February 27, 2015.
  8. "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census . Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.