Place:Asquith, Saskatchewan, Canada

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NameAsquith
TypeTown
Coordinates52.15°N 107.233°W
Located inSaskatchewan, Canada     (1906 - )
Contained Places
Cemetery
Asquith Cemetery
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Asquith (2011 Population 603) is a town in south-central Saskatchewan, Canada, approximately 20 minutes west of Saskatoon. It became a village in December 1907.

Asquith became a village In December 1907, and a town Aug 15, 1908. [The Asquith Record] It was named for Herbert H Asquith (Lord Asquith) who was the British Prime Minister at the time of incorporation.

Asquith is located within the physical boundaries of the Rural Municipality of Vanscoy No. 345, but is independent from it. A sign at the entrance to Asquith includes the statement "Center of the British Empire" but the origin of this claim is unknown.

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