Gainsborough, Saskatchewan

What is Gainsborough, Saskatchewan known for?


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Pleasant Valley No. 288, Saskatchewan


unusual extraordinary

of Argyle #1 . The Gainsborough Creek forms most of the southern boundary of the town, while the rest of the community is bordered by open fields and pasture. A tributary of the Souris River, the creek is prone to flooding during the spring thaw. Though several nearby communities made national headlines as disaster areas during severe flooding (2011 Souris River flood) in 2011, most buildings in Gainsborough did not require unusual extraordinary protection measures or sandbagging


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business community

in it are no longer standing and the location on Railway Avenue is now known as Bennett Park. * Lew Morrison, former NHLer * Richard Widdifield, Canadian Artist, Born in Gainsborough in 1961 * Dick Southam, former Progressive Conservative Member of Parliament. The Business community '''Businesses (operating)''' RM of Argyle #1 (Argyle No. 1, Saskatchewan) Gainsborough Swimming pool - open July and August Movie Theater - open during the spring and fall br


independent business

; thumb right 150px As of 2012, the former Saskatchewan Wheat Pool building is the last standing grain elevator in the village. (File:Gainsborough SWP Elevator 2011.jpg) Rebel Oilfield Maintenance Cowan Oilfield Services Several independent business provide construction and oilfield contracting '''Businesses (closed)''' Grain elevators: Operating: zero. Privately owned: one (formerly operated by the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool, who closed it in 1999). br


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made national

of Argyle #1 . The Gainsborough Creek forms most of the southern boundary of the town, while the rest of the community is bordered by open fields and pasture. A tributary of the Souris River, the creek is prone to flooding during the spring thaw. Though several nearby communities made national headlines as disaster areas during severe flooding (2011 Souris River flood) in 2011, most buildings in Gainsborough did not require unusual extraordinary protection measures or sandbagging. Saskatchewan is in the CST Zone (Central Time Zone (North America)), and since 1967 it has not observed daylight saving time (Daylight saving time in Canada) meaning that local clocks do not get changed in summer. A practical effect on border towns like Gainsborough is that they only align with neighbouring communities in Manitoba and North Dakota for half the year, which may lead to misunderstandings regarding the timing of scheduled inter-community events. Primary income of community members is derived from agricultural businesses (farming, ranching) and petroleum drilling services. Demographics , was located adjacent to Gainsborough (Gainsborough, Saskatchewan), Saskatchewan, Canada.

Gainsborough, Saskatchewan

'''Gainsborough''' is a small farming community located on Highway 18 (Saskatchewan Highway 18) in the southeastern corner of Saskatchewan, Canada. The corner-most community in the province, it is approximately 4 miles from the Manitoba border, and 12 miles from the North Dakota and United States border.

The first post-office was established on April 1, 1884 as the community of ''Antler''; on September 1, 1885 the name of the community changed to Gainsborough. url http: www.collectionscanada.gc.ca databases post-offices title Post Offices and Postmasters database publisher Library and Archives Canada accessdate 2011-02-22

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