Dundurn (Sask.), 1980-

Identity area

Type of entity

Local Government

Authorized form of name

Dundurn (Sask.), 1980-

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • Dundurn

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence



The Town of Dundurn is an urban municipality incorporated on November 1, 1980. Dundurn was originally incorporated as a village on July 7, 1905 and retained that status until 1980. The town is governed by an elected council that can hire staff to manage daily administration and maintain municipal services, such as roads, utilities and recreation facilities. The responsibilities of the council include enforcing bylaws; waste collection/landfill; fire protection; maintaining public utilities, roads and streets; issuing tax and assessment notices and collecting taxes and other fees.

The Town of Dundurn, named for Dundurn Castle in Scotland, is an agricultural based community located in central Saskatchewan. It is situated approximately 30 kilometers south of the City of Saskatoon on Highway No. 11 and is located in Dundurn Rural Municipality No. 314.

The town is currently (2006) administered by a mayor, five councillors, a treasurer and an administrator. The current population is 596.


Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Related entity

Village of Dundurn

Identifier of related entity

Category of relationship


Dates of relationship

Description of relationship

Village of Dundurn is the predecessor of Dundurn (Sask.), 1980-

Access points area

Subject access points

Place access points


Control area

Authority record identifier

LGA 29

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Rules for Archival Description (RAD)



Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Authority record created on 2008-06-12. Approved 2012-03-06. Last modified on 2017-11-29.




AMICUS Authorities - no entry found
Various Internet sites
Dundurn Memories
People Places : Saskatchewan and Its Names
The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan : A Living Legacy

Maintenance notes

  • Clipboard

  • Export

  • EAC

Related subjects

Related places