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Macklin, Saskatchewan

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Welcome to Macklin ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Macklin had a population of 1,290 people.<1>

The town of Macklin is 2,160 feet [658 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Macklin is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Macklin lies in the Central Standard Time Zone (CST) and does not observe daylight saving time. The time zone in French: CST- Heure Normale du Centre (HNC).

Note: If you travel west from Macklin (for example, toward Hayter (AB)), you will soon leave Central Standard Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT). In addition, you will be moving from an area that does not observe daylight saving time to one that does.

Telephone area codes for Macklin: (306) & (639)<3>

The Canadian Postal Code for Macklin: S0L<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Macklin had a population of 1,290 people.

The population of Macklin represents 0.13% of the population of Saskatchewan (which had 985,386 people at that time), making it Saskatchewan's 47th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 1,290 people, the population of Macklin decreased 3.01% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 1,330 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Macklin.

Communities near Macklin ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Macklin and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2006
Bodo (AB)   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cadogan (AB)   [Map]   ---   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hayter (AB)   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Provost (AB)   [Map]   2,072   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cactus Lake   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Denzil   [Map]   142   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Macklin.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Macklin. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Macklin:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Macklin ...

Looking for more information about Macklin? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Macklin, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Macklin.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Macklin. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Macklin. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Macklin were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Macklin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (639) is an overlay for area code (306). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Macklin.

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<4>The Canadian Postal Code consists of 6 characters, where the first three characters are the 'Forward Sortation Area (FSA)', with the last three characters being the 'Local Delivery Unit (LDU)'. The Canadian Postal Codes were created as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. So keep in mind that any given Postal Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Macklin). The boundaries of the Postal Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other Postal Codes. When looking for a Postal Code, whether Macklin or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Macklin. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Macklin) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Macklin. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Macklin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Macklin. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.3351, Longitude: -109.9406     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Macklin.


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