Eyebrow, Saskatchewan

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50°43'55"N
106°11'06"W
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Eyebrow (2016 population: 119) is a village in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan within the Rural Municipality of Eyebrow No. 193 and Census Division No. 7. The community originated at the location that is now the abandoned community of Eskbank several kilometres to the south. Eyebrow is located at the intersection of Highway 367 and Highway 42. The village is 84 km northwest of Moose Jaw, 154 km northwest of Regina and 196 km south of Saskatoon.

History

A post office was established in 1904 called Eyebrow Hill located just south in Sec.12, Twp.20, R.2, W3 of the Dominion Land Survey. Eyebrow Hill was renamed Eskbank in 1908. The post office of Eyebrow Station (Sec.24, Twp.21, R.2, W3) was established in 1908 then was renamed Eyebrow six months later. Eyebrow incorporated as a village on January 8, 1909.

Geography

The Eyebrow Hills and Eye Lake are located north of the village (not to be confused with Eyebrow Lake located in the Qu'Appelle Valley near the village of Tugaske).

Demographics

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Eyebrow recorded a population of 119 living in 60 of its 61 total private dwellings, a -16.8% change from its 2011 population of 139. With a land area of 2.7 km2 (1.0 sq mi), it had a population density of 44.1/km2 (114.2/sq mi) in 2016.In the 2011 Census of Population, the Village of Eyebrow recorded a population of 139, a 3% change from its 2006 population of 135. With a land area of 2.7 km2 (1.0 sq mi), it had a population density of 51.5/km2 (133.3/sq mi) in 2011.

Activities

The ERHL or Eyebrow Recreation Hockey League is a local outdoor hockey league consisting of three teams: the Blazers, Puck Hogs and Eskimos. Former NHL Player Mark Smith was raised near Eyebrow.
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