Town of Gravelbourg, Saskatchewan
The Town of Gravelbourg in Saskatchewan is “a Touch of Europe on the Prairies.” Gravelbourg is unique and in a rural central area. For its population of 1,300 people, it offers many amenities. The uniqueness of this town is summarized in its four pillars: Culture; Heritage; Architecture; and Spirituality.
Some of the champions of the town’s Main Street are: Municipal Government (Town of Gravelbourg); Keep Gravelbourg Beautiful (KGB); Chamber of Commerce; Business Owners; Residents; Local Industry; Financial Institutions; Economic Development Office; Local Museum; and Realtors, to name a few.
Gravelbourg's cultural diversity and heritage serves to elicit a strong positive sense of place and feelings of great optimism about the community's future. There are tourist attractions, and the Town fosters economic development and its positive outcomes.
There are many factors that make Gravelbourg great. Main Street is the heart of the community. Residents and community leaders have identified the following as important:
- to preserve and maintain the historic commercial and cultural areas of Main Street;
- to create economic and social sustainability;
- to conserve and capitalize on the unique elements that promote community pride and to increase quality of life, and
- to create a vibrant hub of cultural and commercial activity.