Riceton, Saskatchewan

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Location
50°06'33"N
104°19'09"W
Country
 Canada
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Riceton is a hamlet in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. Listed as a designated place by Statistics Canada, the hamlet had a population of 65 in the Canada 2006 Census.

History

The first grain elevator was built in 1913. By 1968 Riceton's population was 128.

Name

According to a collectively-researched 1968 publication on Saskatchewan place name origins, Riceton was named after J. S. Rice who owned the land the town was incorporated on.
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