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10 Interesting Facts About Lloydminster

Facts About Lloydminster

  • Intended to be an exclusively British utopian settlement centred on the idea of sobriety, the town was founded in 1903 by the Barr Colonists, who came directly from the United Kingdom.
  • The highest temperature ever recorded in Lloydminster was 38.1 °C on 12 July 2002. The coldest temperature ever recorded was −50.0 °C on 13 January 1911.
  • The Estimated Population of Lloydminster is 31,410.
  • The town was named for George Lloyd, an Anglican priest who in 1922 would become Bishop of Saskatchewan.
  • Lloydminster is 645 m above sea level.
  • On January 1, 1958, the Town of Lloydminster received its charter as the City of Lloydminster and became the tenth city in both provinces.
  • The newly founded hamlet of Lloydminster was located astride the fourth Meridian in the Northwest Territories. When the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan were created in 1905 and the fourth Meridian selected as the inter-provincial boundary, the Village of Lloydminster was split in two.
  • Lloydminster Coordinates: 53.12000 -110.16885 53.44000 -109.84885.
  • The local economy is driven primarily by the petroleum industry.
  • The city is served by Lloydminster Airport.

 

 

Facts About Lloydminster
Facts About Lloydminster

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