Cudworth, Saskatchewan

Cudworth, Saskatchewan
Cudworth Heritage Museum
Former CN station
Nickname(s): The Hub of the Cities
Cudworth, Saskatchewan is located in Saskatchewan
Location of Cudworth in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 52°29′N 105°43′W / 52.483°N 105.717°W / 52.483; -105.717
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Establishment early 1900's
Incorporated (Village) 1911
Incorporated (Town) 1961
 - Mayor Harold Mueller
 - Governing body Cudworth town council
 - MP Brad Trost
 - MLAs Delbert Kirsch
 - Total 738
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
Area code(s) 306

Cudworth is a Canadian small town located approximately 85 km north east of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in the Minnichinas hills.

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.

Main Street



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.[1]

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.[2]

The Cudworth Heritage Museum (former CN Station) (c. 1925) is a Municipal Heritage Property on the Canadian Register of Historic Places.[3] |url = |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>[4][5][6]

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.



The municipality operates the Cudworth Municipal Airport.

Notable residents

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Coordinates: 52°29′N 105°43′W / 52.483°N 105.717°W / 52.483; -105.717

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