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Chaplin, Saskatchewan

Chaplin
Village of Chaplin
The Former Saskatchewan Wheat Pool grain elevator in Chaplin
Chaplin is located in Saskatchewan
Chaplin
Chaplin
Location of Chaplin in Saskatchewan
Chaplin is located in Canada
Chaplin
Chaplin
Chaplin (Canada)
Coordinates: 50°16′23″N 106°23′28″W / 50.273°N 106.391°W / 50.273; -106.391
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Census division7
Rural MunicipalityChaplin
Government
 • TypeMunicipal
 • Governing bodyChaplin Village Council
 • MayorGary Adrian
 • AdministratorRaegan Funk
Area
 • Land1.26 km2 (0.49 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total229
 • Density182.0/km2 (471/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
Postal code
S0H 0V0
Area code306
Highways Hwy 1
Hwy 19
RailwaysCanadian Pacific Railway
WebsiteVillage of Chaplin
Aerial view of Highway 58 through Chaplin Lake

Chaplin (2016 population: 229) is a village in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan within the Rural Municipality of Chaplin No. 164 and Census Division No. 7. The community is situated on the Trans-Canada Highway approximately 85 km from Moose Jaw and 90 km from Swift Current. The main industries of Chaplin are Saskatchewan Minerals and farming/ranching. Chaplin consists of eight streets, two crescents, and four avenues (including the avenue on the 'other side of the (train) tracks').

History

Chaplin incorporated as a village on 8 October 1912.[1]

Geography

Chaplin is situated on the Trans-Canada Highway between Moose Jaw and Swift Current, and on the north edge of Chaplin Lake. The lake encompasses nearly 20 square miles (52 km2).

Demographics

Population history
(1981–2016)
YearPop.±%
1981389—    
1986399+2.6%
1991332−16.8%
1996314−5.4%
2001292−7.0%
2006235−19.5%
2011218−7.2%
2016229+5.0%
Source: Statistics Canada via Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics[2][3]

In the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Chaplin had a population of 222 living in 104 of its 134 total private dwellings, a change of -3.1% from its 2016 population of 229. With a land area of 1.15 km2 (0.44 sq mi), it had a population density of 193.0/km2 (500.0/sq mi) in 2021.[4]

In the 2016 Census of Population, the Village of Chaplin recorded a population of 229 living in 111 of its 146 total private dwellings, a 4.8% change from its 2011 population of 218. With a land area of 1.26 km2 (0.49 sq mi), it had a population density of 181.7/km2 (470.7/sq mi) in 2016.[5]

Government

Chaplin is governed by an elected Mayor and five councilors. The village employs a Village Administrator, Village Foreperson, and on Saturdays an additional individual works at the Village Dump administering public waste disposal (there is also weekly curb-side trash pick-up).

Shore of Chaplin Lake

Climate

Climate data for Chaplin
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 11.5
(52.7)
15
(59)
23.9
(75.0)
32.8
(91.0)
36.7
(98.1)
42.8
(109.0)
40.6
(105.1)
42.8
(109.0)
38.9
(102.0)
30.6
(87.1)
22.2
(72.0)
17.8
(64.0)
42.8
(109.0)
Mean daily maximum °C (°F) −8
(18)
−5.1
(22.8)
2.3
(36.1)
11.4
(52.5)
18.5
(65.3)
23.2
(73.8)
25.6
(78.1)
24.9
(76.8)
18.4
(65.1)
11.8
(53.2)
0.4
(32.7)
−6.3
(20.7)
9.8
(49.6)
Daily mean °C (°F) −13
(9)
−10.1
(13.8)
−3
(27)
5
(41)
11.8
(53.2)
16.5
(61.7)
18.8
(65.8)
17.9
(64.2)
11.7
(53.1)
5.5
(41.9)
−4.5
(23.9)
−11.3
(11.7)
3.8
(38.8)
Mean daily minimum °C (°F) −17.8
(0.0)
−15
(5)
−8.2
(17.2)
−1.5
(29.3)
5
(41)
9.8
(49.6)
11.9
(53.4)
10.9
(51.6)
4.9
(40.8)
−0.8
(30.6)
−9.2
(15.4)
−16.2
(2.8)
−2.2
(28.0)
Record low °C (°F) −47.2
(−53.0)
−44.4
(−47.9)
−41.7
(−43.1)
−26.7
(−16.1)
−13.9
(7.0)
−6.7
(19.9)
1.1
(34.0)
−2.2
(28.0)
−12.2
(10.0)
−26.1
(−15.0)
−40
(−40)
−40.6
(−41.1)
−47.2
(−53.0)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 14
(0.6)
15.7
(0.62)
20.2
(0.80)
19.7
(0.78)
53.5
(2.11)
60.4
(2.38)
62.3
(2.45)
47.1
(1.85)
35
(1.4)
13.6
(0.54)
11.9
(0.47)
19.3
(0.76)
386.3
(15.21)
Source: Environment Canada[6]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Urban Municipality Incorporations". Saskatchewan Ministry of Government Relations. Archived from the original on 15 October 2014. Retrieved 1 June 2020.
  2. ^ "Saskatchewan Census Population" (PDF). Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 31 May 2020.
  3. ^ "Saskatchewan Census Population". Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 31 May 2020.
  4. ^ "Population and dwelling counts: Canada, provinces and territories, census divisions and census subdivisions (municipalities), Saskatchewan". Statistics Canada. 9 February 2022. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  5. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Saskatchewan)". Statistics Canada. 8 February 2017. Retrieved 30 May 2020.
  6. ^ Environment Canada Canadian Climate Normals 1971–2000, retrieved 24 July 2010
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