Katepwa Beach

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Location
50°41'49"N
103°37'40"W
Country
 Canada
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Description

Katepwa Beach (2006 population: 112) is a former resort village in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan within Census Division No. 6. It is now part of the District of Katepwa. Katepwa Beach is on the east shore of Katepwa Lake in the Rural Municipality of Abernethy No. 186, approximately 16 km (9.9 mi) southeast of the Town of Fort Qu'Appelle on Highway 56.

History

Katepwa Beach incorporated as a resort village on August 1, 1957 under the official name of the Summer Resort Village of Katepwa Beach. The resort village changed its official name to the Resort Village of Katepwa Beach on May 13, 1992. It and the resort villages of Katepwa South and Sandy Beach amalgamated on July 24, 2004 to form the Resort Village of the District of Katepwa.

Demographics

In the 2006 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the former Resort Village of Katepwa Beach recorded a population of 112 living in 56 of its 279 total private dwellings, a -40.7% change from its 2001 population of 189. With a land area of 1.69 km2 (0.65 sq mi), it had a population density of 66.3/km2 (171.6/sq mi) in 2006.In the 2001 Census of Population, the Resort Village of Katepwa Beach recorded a population of 189, a 83.5% change from its 1996 population of 103. With a land area of 2.89 km2 (1.12 sq mi), it had a population density of 65.4/km2 (169.4/sq mi) in 2001.

Government

The former Resort Village of Katepwa Beach has been governed by the District of Katepwa since the 2004 amalgamation. Katepwa Beach is in Ward 2, which is represented by councillors Michael Alport, Georden Pettigrew and Dennis Temple. The District of Katepwa's mayor is Don Jewitt and its administrator is Gail E. Sloan.
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