Wilcox, Saskatchewan

Wilcox (2016 population: 264) is a village in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan within the Rural Municipality of Bratt's Lake No. 129 and Census Division No. 6. It is approximately 41 kilometres (25 mi) south of the City of Regina.

Wilcox
Village
Wilcox is located in Saskatchewan
Wilcox
Wilcox
Wilcox is located in Canada
Wilcox
Wilcox
Coordinates: 50°05′31″N 104°43′12″W / 50.092°N 104.720°W / 50.092; -104.720
CountryCanada
ProvinceSaskatchewan
RegionSaskatchewan
Census division6
Rural MunicipalityBratt's Lake
Post office Founded1902-11-01
Incorporated (Village)1907[1]
Government
 • MayorWayne Hoffart
 • AdministratorTammi Ritchie
 • Governing bodyWilcox Village Council
Area
 • Total1.48 km2 (0.57 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total322
 • Density218.2/km2 (565/sq mi)
Time zoneCST
Postal code
S0G 5E0
Area code306
HighwaysHighway 39
Websitehttp://www.wilcox.ca/
[2][3]

Wilcox is the home of the Athol Murray College of Notre Dame, a boarding school for students in grades 9-12. The village is also home to the Notre Dame Hounds ice hockey team in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League.

HistoryEdit

In 1902, the post office formed in the Provisional District of Assiniboia West of the North West Territories and a federal electoral district then named Qu'Appelle. Saskatchewan became a province in 1905. Wilcox incorporated as a village on April 20, 1907.[6]

A one-room school house named Wilcox School District #1633 formed at Tsp 13 Rge 21 W of the 2 Meridian.

DemographicsEdit

Population history
(1981–2016)
YearPop.±%
1981202—    
1986224+10.9%
1991230+2.7%
1996311+35.2%
2001322+3.5%
2006262−18.6%
2011339+29.4%
2016264−22.1%
Source: Statistics Canada via Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics[7][8]

In the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Wilcox had a population of 261 living in 83 of its 93 total private dwellings, a change of -1.1% from its 2016 population of 264. With a land area of 1.43 km2 (0.55 sq mi), it had a population density of 182.5/km2 (472.7/sq mi) in 2021.[9]

In the 2016 Census of Population, the Village of Wilcox recorded a population of 264 living in 80 of its 93 total private dwellings, a -28.4% change from its 2011 population of 339. With a land area of 1.48 km2 (0.57 sq mi), it had a population density of 178.4/km2 (462.0/sq mi) in 2016.[10]

Notable peopleEdit

In filmEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Wilcok 100 Years". Retrieved 2013-05-19.
  2. ^ National Archives, Archivia Net, Post Offices and Postmasters, archived from the original on 2006-10-06
  3. ^ Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home, Municipal Directory System, archived from the original on 2016-01-15, retrieved 2013-05-19
  4. ^ Canadian Textiles Institute. (2005), CTI Determine your provincial constituency, archived from the original on 2007-09-11
  5. ^ Commissioner of Canada Elections, Chief Electoral Officer of Canada (2005), Elections Canada On-line, archived from the original on 2007-04-21
  6. ^ "Urban Municipality Incorporations". Saskatchewan Ministry of Government Relations. Archived from the original on October 15, 2014. Retrieved June 1, 2020.
  7. ^ "Saskatchewan Census Population" (PDF). Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 24, 2015. Retrieved May 31, 2020.
  8. ^ "Saskatchewan Census Population". Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved May 31, 2020.
  9. ^ "Population and dwelling counts: Canada, provinces and territories, census divisions and census subdivisions (municipalities), Saskatchewan". Statistics Canada. February 9, 2022. Retrieved April 1, 2022.
  10. ^ "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.

Coordinates: 50°05′31″N 104°43′12″W / 50.092°N 104.720°W / 50.092; -104.720