Ebenezer, Saskatchewan

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Ebenezer
Village of Ebenezer
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Ebenezer
Location of Ebenezer in Saskatchewan
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Ebenezer
Ebenezer (Canada)
Coordinates: 51°22′11″N102°26′54″W / 51.36972°N 102.44833°W / 51.36972; -102.44833 Coordinates: 51°22′11″N102°26′54″W / 51.36972°N 102.44833°W / 51.36972; -102.44833
Country Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Province Flag of Saskatchewan.svg  Saskatchewan
Region East-central
Rural municipality Orkney No. 244
Post office Founded1885
Incorporated (Village)1948
Government
  Type Municipal
  Governing body Ebenezer Village Council
   Mayor Braden Ferris
   Administrator Joyce Palagian
   MLA Greg Ottenbreit
   MP Cathay Wagantall
Area
  Land0.62 km2 (0.24 sq mi)
Elevation
484 m (1,588 ft)
Population
 (2016)
  Total185
  Density297.5/km2 (771/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
Postal code
S0A 0T0
Area code(s) 306
Highways Saskatchewan Highway 9 (jct).svg Hwy 9
Railways Canadian National Railway
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Ebenezer (2016 population: 185) is a village in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan within the Rural Municipality of Orkney No. 244 and Census Division No. 9. The village is located 18 km north of the City of Yorkton, on Highway 9.

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History

The first settlers arrived between 1885 and 1887, mostly German-speaking Protestants who named the village after the location of Eben-Ezer mentioned in the Books of Samuel of the Old Testament. Ebenezer incorporated as a village on July 1, 1948. [5] High speed internet became a thing in 2015 in this hamlet.

Demographics

Population history
(1981–2016)
YearPop.±%
1981164    
1986192+17.1%
1991182−5.2%
1996 166−8.8%
2001 147−11.4%
2006 139−5.4%
2011 175+25.9%
2016 185+5.7%
Source: Statistics Canada via Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics [6] [7]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Ebenezer recorded a population of 185 living in 73 of its 79 total private dwellings, a

In the 2011 Census of Population, the Village of Ebenezer recorded a population of 175, a

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