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Geographic Names Program

Geographic Place Names Program

Geographic Names reflect the culture and heritage of the province and its people, from earliest times to present day. Today, there are approximately 14,000 official names of populated places, geographic features, parks, and reserves in Saskatchewan, including nearly 4,000 named under the GeoMemorial Commemorative Naming Program.

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1. Benefits

  • Administrative, technical, and research support to the Saskatchewan Heritage Foundation’s Geographic Naming Committee
  • Maintains the official registry of Saskatchewan geographic names
  • Responds to public and other requests for information on Saskatchewan names
  • Administers the GeoMemorial Commemorative Naming Program
  • Represents Saskatchewan on the Geographic Names Board of Canada
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2. Eligibility

Anyone can submit a suggestion for the Saskatchewan Geographic Names Program, or a new GeoMemorial commemorative name. The Saskatchewan Heritage Foundation reviews nominations for a new geographic name or name change and recommends approval.

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3. How To Apply

Geographic Name

GeoMemorial Commemorative Name

Send completed nomination forms and supporting documentation to:

Heritage Conservation Branch
2nd Floor, 3211 Albert Street 
Regina, SK  S4S 5W6

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