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  • Population:  10,484 (2011)
  • Retail Trading Area:  25,000
  • History:  Founded in 1898;  incorporated into a village in 1902, a town in 1903 and a city in 1913.
  • Economic Base:  Agricultural service and shipping centre;  Oilfield exploration, development and services;  Manufacturing and processing; Business and industrial services.
  • Tourist Information:  City of Weyburn Information Booth located at Soo Line Historical Museum (411 Industrial Lane, off Highway #39) - phone (306) 842-2922.
  • Public Facilities: 10 educational facilities; 5 hospitals and special care facilities; 6 recreational facilities; 3 arts, cultural and library facilities.
  • Shopping and Business:  More than 220 stores and personal services; More than 20 restaurants; 8 hotels and motels; 8 meeting and convention facilities; 8 legal, accounting and other business services; 3 parks.
  • Major Service Clubs:  IOOF, Kinsmen, Kinettes, Legion Auxiliary, Lions, Lioness, Quota, Rebekahs, Rotary, Royal Purple, Young Fellows, YF Wives.
  • Key Distances:  Regina 114 km (71 miles); Calgary 874 km (543 miles); Winnipeg 563 km (350 miles); Minot 275 km (171 miles).
  • Transportation:  Moose Jaw-Minneapolis rail line;  Municipal Airport;  3 highways including one to Minot, North Dakota via the North Portal border crossing;  Saskatchewan Transportation Co. (bus line);  Stagecoach Bus Tours & Charters.
  • Communications:  Radio station; Cable television; 2 newspapers; Full fiber optic and cellular telephone network.
  • Climate:  Average daily temperature in January -10.3C;  average daily temperature in July +26.5C;  annual sunshine usually exceeds 2,250 hours or more than 6 hours per day;  average rainfall over 30 years is 0.28 m;  average snowfall over 30 years is 1.13 m.
  • Elevation:  586m
  • Latitude:  49.40' 0 N
  • Longitude:  103.50' 60 W
  • Land Description:  PDF
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Weyburn, SK, Canada
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