Fox Valley, Saskatchewan

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Location
50°28'00"N
109°28'59"W
Country
 Canada
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Fox Valley (2016 population: 249) is a village in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan within the Rural Municipality of Fox Valley No. 171 and Census Division No. 8. Fox Valley is located just off Highway 21, approximately 64 kilometres north of Maple Creek and 51 kilometres south of Leader in the southwest region of the province. The early settlers of the village and surrounding area included many Germans from Russia (mainly from the Beresan region near Odessa). The local economy is heavily dependent on agriculture and natural gas. Fox Valley has a swimming pool, an arena and a curling rink.

History

Fox Valley incorporated as a village on August 30, 1928.

Demographics

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Fox Valley recorded a population of 249 living in 108 of its 133 total private dwellings, a -4.4% change from its 2011 population of 260. With a land area of 0.6 km2 (0.23 sq mi), it had a population density of 415.0/km2 (1,074.8/sq mi) in 2016.In the 2011 Census of Population, the Village of Fox Valley recorded a population of 260, a -11.9% change from its 2006 population of 295. With a land area of 0.6 km2 (0.23 sq mi), it had a population density of 433.3/km2 (1,122.3/sq mi) in 2011.

Education

Fox Valley is home to Fox Valley School (K-12), a part of the Chinook School Division No. 211. The school's sports team is the Fox Valley Legends.
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