Arran, Saskatchewan

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Village of Arran
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Location of Arran in Saskatchewan
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Arran, Saskatchewan (Canada)
Coordinates: 51°31′49″N101°25′51″W / 51.5304°N 101.4307°W / 51.5304; -101.4307
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Region Southeastern
Census division 9
Rural Municipality Livingston
Government
  TypeArran Village Council
  MayorBrenda Holtkamp
Population
 (2011)
  Total140
  Density124.7/km2 (323/sq mi)
Time zone CST
Postal code
Area code(s) 306

Arran (2016 population: 25) is a village in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan within the Rural Municipality of Livingston No. 331 and Census Division No. 9. The village is approximately 90 km northeast of the City of Yorkton and 10 km west of the Manitoba border. Arran is located on Highway 49.

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History

The Doukhobor settlement of Vosnesinia, on the Swan River northeast of Arran, in the early 1900s Doukhobor Village of Vosnesenya - Thunder Hill Colony.jpg
The Doukhobor settlement of Vosnesinia, on the Swan River northeast of Arran, in the early 1900s

The area around Arran was part of the "North Reserve", also known as "Thunder Hill Reserve", one of the block settlement areas allocated for the Doukhobor immigrants who arrived here in 1899 from Russia's Transcaucasian provinces. [1] Arran incorporated as a village on September 21, 1916. [2] The village was named after the Isle of Arran in Scotland. [3]

Historic sites

Demographics

Population history
(1981–2016)
YearPop.±%
198193    
198688−5.4%
199159−33.0%
1996 53−10.2%
2001 55+3.8%
2006 40−27.3%
2011 40+0.0%
2016 25−37.5%
Source: Statistics Canada via Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics [5] [6]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Arran recorded a population of 25 living in 14 of its 25 total private dwellings, a

In the 2011 Census of Population, the Village of Arran recorded a population of 40, a

Climate

Climate data for Arran
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Record high °C (°F)7.2
(45.0)
12.5
(54.5)
13
(55)
28.9
(84.0)
38.5
(101.3)
36.5
(97.7)
36.5
(97.7)
36.1
(97.0)
35
(95)
29
(84)
18.3
(64.9)
7
(45)
38.5
(101.3)
Average high °C (°F)−12.5
(9.5)
−9.1
(15.6)
−2.3
(27.9)
8
(46)
17.7
(63.9)
22.1
(71.8)
23.9
(75.0)
22.9
(73.2)
16.2
(61.2)
8.8
(47.8)
−3
(27)
−11.3
(11.7)
6.8
(44.2)
Daily mean °C (°F)−18.4
(−1.1)
−15.3
(4.5)
−8.4
(16.9)
1.9
(35.4)
10.4
(50.7)
15
(59)
17.1
(62.8)
15.8
(60.4)
9.7
(49.5)
3.2
(37.8)
−7.6
(18.3)
−16.6
(2.1)
0.6
(33.1)
Average low °C (°F)−24.2
(−11.6)
−21.4
(−6.5)
−14.4
(6.1)
−4.2
(24.4)
3
(37)
7.8
(46.0)
10.3
(50.5)
8.7
(47.7)
3.2
(37.8)
−2.5
(27.5)
−12.1
(10.2)
−21.8
(−7.2)
−5.6
(21.9)
Record low °C (°F)−43.9
(−47.0)
−44.5
(−48.1)
−38.5
(−37.3)
−30
(−22)
−10
(14)
−5
(23)
0
(32)
−2
(28)
−8.9
(16.0)
−23
(−9)
−37
(−35)
−44
(−47)
−44.5
(−48.1)
Average precipitation mm (inches)19.1
(0.75)
15.7
(0.62)
26.4
(1.04)
30.8
(1.21)
40.5
(1.59)
73.1
(2.88)
77.6
(3.06)
63.4
(2.50)
55.9
(2.20)
25.6
(1.01)
20.1
(0.79)
19.9
(0.78)
468
(18.4)
Source: Environment Canada [9]

Education

Arran School opened on November 30, 1914 and closed on June 30, 1994. [10] [11]

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References

  1. J.J. Kalmakoff Historical Doukhobor Maps - Saskatchewan Archived 2012-02-04 at the Wayback Machine
  2. "Urban Municipality Incorporations". Saskatchewan Ministry of Government Relations. Archived from the original on October 15, 2014. Retrieved June 1, 2020.
  3. Barry, Bill (September 2005). Geographic Names of Saskatchewan . Regina, Saskatchewan: People Places Publishing, Ltd. p.  25. ISBN   1-897010-19-2.
  4. Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Ascension Archived March 12, 2016, at the Wayback Machine - Historic Register of Canada
  5. "Saskatchewan Census Population" (PDF). Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 24, 2015. Retrieved May 31, 2020.
  6. "Saskatchewan Census Population". Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved May 31, 2020.
  7. "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Saskatchewan)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved May 30, 2020.
  8. "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Saskatchewan)". Statistics Canada. June 3, 2019. Retrieved May 30, 2020.
  9. Environment Canada Canadian Climate Normals 1971–2000, accessed 23 July 2010
  10. Closure plaque
  11. Closure sign

Coordinates: 51°53′04″N101°43′07″W / 51.88444°N 101.71861°W / 51.88444; -101.71861