Marquis, Saskatchewan

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Location
50°37'04"N
105°43'08"W
Country
 Canada
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Marquis (2016 population: 97) is a village in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan within the Rural Municipality of Marquis No. 191 and Census Division No. 7. It is on Highway 42 about 32 km northwest of Moose Jaw.

History

Marquis incorporated as a village on March 21, 1910.

Demographics

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Marquis recorded a population of 97 living in 37 of its 40 total private dwellings, a 5.2% change from its 2011 population of 92. With a land area of 0.63 km2 (0.24 sq mi), it had a population density of 154.0/km2 (398.8/sq mi) in 2016.In the 2011 Census of Population, the Village of Marquis recorded a population of 92, a 29.6% change from its 2006 population of 71. With a land area of 0.63 km2 (0.24 sq mi), it had a population density of 146.0/km2 (378.2/sq mi) in 2011.

Economy

Businesses and services in the village include a general store/liquor store franchise, a post office, a municipal office, a sand blasting and painting facility, and a service station. The primary economic base is agriculture. Marquis is located on the Canadian Pacific Railway line. In common with many Saskatchewan communities, Marquis's grain elevators were torn down during the 1990s.
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