Eston, Saskatchewan

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Eston is a town in Snipe Lake Rural Municipality No. 259, Saskatchewan, Canada. The population was 1061 at the 2016 Census. The town is located at the junction of Highway 30 and Highway 44 approximately 70 km south-east of Kindersley.


In 2011, Eston had a population of 1031 living in 507 dwellings, a 6.2% increase from 2006. The town had a land area of 357.2 km2 (137.9 sq mi) and a population density of 2.72/km2 (7.0/sq mi). In 2016, the town's population grew to 1,061 with 548 houses, a 2.9% population increase over 2011.


Eston experiences a semi-arid climate (Köppen climate classification BSk) with long, cold, dry winters and short but very warm summers. Precipitation is very low, with an annual average of 297mm, and is heavily concentrated in the warmer months. The town experienced "severe damage" to buildings as a result of plough winds during a severe thunderstorm on July 14, 2019.

Notable people

Michael Helm, author Robert Steadward, founder of the International Paralympic Committee
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