Odessa (2016 population: 205) is a village in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan within the Rural Municipality of Francis No. 127 and Census Division No. 6. The community is located 60 km southeast of the City of Regina on Highway 48.
Odessa incorporated as a village on March 14, 1911.
In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Odessa recorded a population of 205 living in 86 of its 96 total private dwellings, a -16.6% change from its 2011 population of 239. With a land area of 1.18 km2 (0.46 sq mi), it had a population density of 173.7/km2 (450.0/sq mi) in 2016.In the 2011 Census of Population, the Village of Odessa recorded a population of 239, a 18.9% change from its 2006 population of 201. With a land area of 1.18 km2 (0.46 sq mi), it had a population density of 202.5/km2 (524.6/sq mi) in 2011.
Like all small communities in Saskatchewan, Odessa thrives on sports. Odessa itself consists of one ice hockey arena, two grass ball diamonds and three dirt ball diamonds, as well as an indoor gymnasium at the community center. These facilities provide opportunities for activities like:
- Ice Hockey
- Floor Hockey
Teams(Not each age group and sport has a team)
Hockey:Odessa Eagles - All AgesOdessa Beagals - RecreationBroomball:Odessa Bandits - Midget & Junior BoysOdessa Flames - Midget & Junior GirlsThe Outlaws - Senior MensOdessa Renegades - Senior Mens Odessa Storm - Senior Women'sBaseball:Odessa Expos - All Ages
Titles 1998:National Champions - Odessa Bandits (Jr.) 2009:National Champions - Odessa Bandits (Jr.)Provincial Champions - Odessa Bandits (Jr.)2008:SCMHL Champions - Odessa Eagles (Midget II)2007:SCMHL Champions - Odessa Eagles (Midget II)2006:SCMHL Champions - Odessa Eagles (Midget II)Other:2002 SCMHL Champions - Odessa Wings (Midget I)
Organizations and Businesses in Odessa include:
- Odessa Co-op (Gas Station & Convenience Store)- Phil's Electric - Hoffart's Services Inc. (Behlen & HSI Manufacturing)- Adam's Welding and Machine Shop- Odessa Community Rink (Arena)- SGI Odessa Branch- Plainsveiw Credit Union (Odessa Branch) />- Chuckers Place (Odessa Bar)