Sedley, Saskatchewan

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Location
50°10'00"N
104°00'00"W
Country
 Canada
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Description

Sedley (2016 population: 358) is a village in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan within the Rural Municipality of Francis No. 127 and Census Division No. 6. It is 40 km (25 mi) southeast of the City of Regina on Highway 33. This village is located at the intersection of Highway 33 and Highway 620. Sedley lies in a wheat-producing agricultural district and is home to Sedley School.

History

The Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) rail branch line helped to settle this community. Sedley incorporated as a village on August 3, 1907. It was named for Sedley Blanchard, a lawyer.

Geography

Wascana Creek runs just to the west of Highway 33.

Demographics

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Sedley recorded a population of 358 living in 136 of its 136 total private dwellings, a 5.9% change from its 2011 population of 337. With a land area of 1.33 km2 (0.51 sq mi), it had a population density of 269.2/km2 (697.2/sq mi) in 2016.In the 2011 Census of Population, the Village of Sedley recorded a population of 337, a 5.6% change from its 2006 population of 319. With a land area of 1.31 km2 (0.51 sq mi), it had a population density of 257.3/km2 (666.3/sq mi) in 2011.

Notable people

Kelly Bechard, hockey player and Olympian. Carol Morin, broadcaster.

Published works

Title Outline history of Our Lady of Grace Church, Sedley, Saskatchewan : on the occasion of its 75th anniversary Author Baker, Leonard, Mrs Published Weyburn, Sask. : Weyburn Review Ltd., 1981
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