Hawarden, Saskatchewan

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Village of Hawarden
Railway Avenue, Hawarden
Railway Avenue, Hawarden
Hawarden, Saskatchewan is located in Saskatchewan
Hawarden, Saskatchewan
Location of Hawarden in Saskatchewan
Hawarden, Saskatchewan is located in Canada
Hawarden, Saskatchewan
Hawarden, Saskatchewan (Canada)
Coordinates: 51°24′25″N 106°34′52″W / 51.407°N 106.581°W / 51.407; -106.581
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Census division11
Rural MunicipalityLoreburn No. 254
Incorporated (Village)1909
 • TypeMunicipal
 • Governing bodyHawarden Village Council
 • MayorJanet Holinaty
 • AdministratorBarb Martin
 • Total1.24 km2 (0.48 sq mi)
 • Total52
 • Density41.9/km2 (109/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
Postal code
S0H 1Y0
Area code(s)306
Highways Hwy 19

Hawarden is a village in the Rural Municipality of Loreburn No. 254, in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada. The village had a population of 52 in the 2016 Canada Census, (a 4.0% increase from 50 in the 2011 Canada Census). The village is located on Highway 19 north of Strongfield, Loreburn, and Elbow.

Hawarden was named after Hawarden Castle in Flintshire, Wales, the country home of William Ewart Gladstone.[5]

The village contains a post office, the Hawarden Hall, a playground and a bar. Throughout the years, it has contained an elementary school, Perry Industries, indoor skating rink, bank, gas pumps, arcade, two churches, two convenience stores (including KC's Lucky Dollar and Jack & Mary's), surplus store, four grain elevators and a café.


Canada census – Hawarden, Saskatchewan community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population: 52 (4.0% from 2011) 50 (-33.3% from 2006) 75 (31.6% from 2001)
Land area: 1.24 km2 (0.48 sq mi) 1.24 km2 (0.48 sq mi) 1.24 km2 (0.48 sq mi)
Population density: 41.9/km2 (109/sq mi) 40.3/km2 (104/sq mi) 60.0/km2 (155/sq mi)
Median age: 54.2 (M: 58.3, F: 52.5) 49.0 (M: 53.2, F: 47.2) 35.7 (M: 43.5, F: 32.5)
Total private dwellings: 36 41 43
Median household income:
References: 2016[6] 2011[7] 2006[8] earlier[9]


Beginning in 2001, the Hawarden Winter Warriors have hosted the Annual Hawarden Vintage Snowmobile Rally. The rally includes a 97 km (60 mi) trail for new snowmobiles and a 32 km (20 mi) trail for vintage snowmobile. The event starts at the Hawarden Hall, and has included lots of vintage snowmobiles, snow planes, great prizes and raffles.

Also beginning in 2001 was Bert's Boxing Day Classic, a rec hockey tournament in memory of Brendon Ringdal. The annual tournament was held in Hawarden until 2010, when it was moved to Kenaston due to the closure of the Hawarden rink.

Hawarden's 90th Anniversary Celebration was held in 1999, with a parade, performances by local talent (including the Whistlers), and fireworks.

Hawarden's 100th Anniversary Celebration was held in 2009, with a parade, slo-pitch tournament, fireworks, and a dance.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ National Archives, Archivia Net, Post Offices and Postmasters
  2. ^ Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home, Municipal Directory System, archived from the original (– Scholar search) on November 21, 2008
  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
  5. ^ David McLennan. "Hawarden". Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan. Canadian Plains Research Center. Retrieved 22 September 2017.
  6. ^ "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2017-09-07.
  7. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2013-09-07.
  8. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2009-02-24.
  9. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.

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Coordinates: 51°24′25″N 106°34′52″W / 51.407°N 106.581°W / 51.407; -106.581