Gainsborough, Saskatchewan

What is Gainsborough, Saskatchewan known for?


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owned museum with articles from the town's history that is opened by request. Amenities, Associations and Clubs * Lions (Lions Clubs International) * Gainsborough Library, 401 Railway, S0C 020 * Gainsborough Curling Club, Tel: (306) 685 2008 * There is a small grass airstrip located in the north end of the town listed as the Gainsborough Airport. See also There is also a Gainsborough (Gainsborough, Lincolnshire) in the English (England) county of Lincolnshire. br


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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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Pleasant Valley No. 288, Saskatchewan


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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.


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members is derived from agricultural businesses (farming, ranching) and petroleum drilling services. Demographics

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Pleasant Valley No. 288, Saskatchewan


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Gainsborough Elementary School - closed in 2006. The property is now privately owned, and the building partially demolished. Gainsborough Railway Station - now a privately owned home Frankie's Soda Shop (Railway Street) Willis' Pool Hall (Railway Street) - building was on current location of Bennet Park Gainsborough Variety Store Paterson (Paterson GlobalFoods) Grain Elevator Places of interest Image:Gainsborough

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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