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10 Interesting Facts About Estevan

Facts About Estevan

  • Estevan is the eighth-largest city in Saskatchewan, Canada.
  • The first settlers in what was to become Estevan arrived in 1892, along with the expansion of the Canadian Pacific Railway.
  • The major industries in Estevan are coal mining, power generation, oil, and gas.
  • Estevan is 563 m above sea level.
  • The highest temperature ever recorded in Estevan was 43.3 °C, on 5 July 1936, and 5 July 1937. The coldest temperature ever recorded was −46.7 °C on 11 January 1916, and 16 February 1936.
  • Estevan was incorporated as a village in 1899, and later became a town in 1906.
  • On March 1, 1957, Estevan acquired the status of a city.
  • The name origin is attributed to George Stephen’s registered telegraphic address, Estevan. George Stephen was the first President of the Canadian Pacific Railway from 1881 to 1888.
  • Estevan is the most southern city in Saskatchewan, located in Western Canada. 
  • The city of Estevan has two museums: The Estevan Art Gallery and Museum & The Souris Valley Museum.
Facts About Estevan
Facts About Estevan

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