- Cudworth, Saskatchewan
Former CN station
Nickname(s): The Hub of the Cities Saskatchewan Coordinates: Country Canada Province Saskatchewan Establishment early 1900's Incorporated (Village) 1911 Incorporated (Town) 1961 Government - Mayor Harold Mueller - Governing body Cudworth town council - MP Brad Trost - MLAs Delbert Kirsch Population - Total 738 Time zone CST (UTC-6) Area code(s) 306
The town of Cudworth has a population of 738 people and has a public K-12 school, 60 local businesses and 3 churches serving the rural area surrounding it. It is surrounded by a large agricultural community. The first pioneers in the late 19th century came to this area. They were settled west of modern day Cudworth. German settlers arrived in 1903 and settled in nearby Leofeld, Saskatchewan.
When the village of Cudworth was established in 1911, it had been named after an Englishman named Ralph Cudworth. Ralph worked on the railroad and was a distinguished philosopher. Cudworth in 2004. Present day Cudworth continues to consist mainly of families with Ukrainian, and German origins.
Cudworth is in hilly partially forested country east of the South Saskatchewan River. The area is part of the aspen parkland biome. The town was originally peopled primarily by settlers of Eastern European origin including Germany, Hungary, Poland and Ukraine.
Located two miles west of Cudworth is Our Lady of Sorrows shrine. The site consists of an altar, chapel, statue and Stations of the Cross on a hill west of highway 2. The shrine was established after three children saw beautiful sad lady dragging chains and carrying a golden cross – when they approached her, she vanished. There is an annual pilgrimage every year on the tenth Sunday after Easter and is the official pilgrimage of the Saskatoon Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy.
The Cudworth Heritage Museum (former CN Station) (c. 1925) is a Municipal Heritage Property on the Canadian Register of Historic Places. |url = http://www.canada.com/technology/Sask+town+cringes+YouTube+duck+killers+plead+guilty/1877602/story.html |title = YouTube duck killers plead guilty, apologize for antics |last = Coolican |first = Lori |date = August 10, 2009 |work = The StarPhoenix |publisher = CanWest |accessdate = 2009-12-07}</ref>
In September 2008, Cudworth's grain elevator went up into flames. Cudworth was one of three Saskatchewan towns that still had an original Wheat Pool elevator and a CN train station.
Canada census – Cudworth, Saskatchewan Community Profile 2006
Total private dwellings:
Mean household income:
738 (-3.7% from 2001)
2.21 km2 (0.85 sq mi)
334.2 /km2 (866 /sq mi)
49.7 (males: 47.8, females: 52.5)
The municipality operates the Cudworth Municipal Airport.
- Gerry Ehman
- Orland Kurtenbach
- Kirk Medernach (a professional hockey player with the Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees and Mercyhurst College)
- ^ "History of Cudworth". Town of Cudworth. 2007. http://www.townofcudworth.com/commHis.htm. Retrieved 2009-12-07.
- ^ "Quick Facts About Communities". Prairie Innovation Enterprise Region. http://www.pi-er.ca/default.aspx?page=36. Retrieved 2009-12-07.
- ^ "Cudworth Museum (former CN Station)". Canada's Historic Places. http://www.historicplaces.ca/visit-visite/com-ful_e.aspx?id=9252. Retrieved 2009-12-07.
- ^ "YouTube video duck shooters fined, banned". CBC News. August 10, 2009. http://www.cbc.ca/canada/saskatchewan/story/2009/08/10/bird-shooters.html. Retrieved 2009-12-07.
- ^ "Duck poachers on YouTube plead guilty". CTV News. August 10, 2009. http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20090810/duck_shooting_090810. Retrieved 2009-12-07.
- ^ Platt, Michael (August 10, 2009). "YouTube duck poacher offers apology". Calgary Sun. Sun Media. http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Canada/2009/08/10/10412881-sun.html. Retrieved 2009-12-07.
- ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Statistics Canada. Government of Canada. 2009-02-24. http://www12.statcan.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-591/index.cfm?Lang=E. Retrieved 2009-02-24.
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