Yorkton is a city located in south-eastern Saskatchewan, Canada, about 600 km north-west of Winnipeg and 300 km south-east of Saskatoon.
As of 2011 the census population of the city was 15,669. Yorkton has had a growth rate of 4.2% since 2006.
Yorkton was founded in 1882 and incorporated as a city in 1928. The city is bordered by the RM of Orkney No. 244 to the west and the RM of Wallace No. 243 on the east.
Yorkton is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan, Canada. It has historically almost always voted for the governing party, selecting an opposition candidate only twice in its history ( 1938 & 1960).
The current boundaries of the constituency were set by the Representation Act, 2002 (Saskatchewan).
Founded as "York City" in 1882, Yorkton (pop. 15,038) became a city on February 1, 1928.
Yorkton was a federal electoral district in Saskatchewan, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1925 to 1968.
This riding was created in 1924 from parts of Mackenzie and Saltcoats ridings.
It was abolished in 1966 when it was redistributed into Regina East, Regina—Lake Centre and Yorkton—Melville ridings.
Yorkton was a territorial electoral district in the Northwest Territories from 1894 - 1905, After 1905 when Saskatchewan split from the territories, the district of Yorkton continues to exist to present day.
The riding was named after the city of Yorkton, Saskatchewan.