Highways 5 and 20 intersect in Humboldt, and the city has a number of lakes surrounding it. Originally, Humboldt was a settlement built around a telegraph station along the Carlton Trail (a wagon route between Fort Garry in Winnipeg and Fort Edmonton in Edmonton).
The Humboldt and District Chamber of Commerce offers support and promotion for local businesses of all types and sizes and encourages investment in the local economy.
Humboldt has several parks, including Glenn Hall Park, which has a soccer field, an outdoor track, a playground, and greenspace; Water Ridge Park, with greenspace, sheltered picnic areas, walking paths, treed areas, and lake views; Civic Park, which has a gazebo, treed areas, greenspace, picnic tables, and a short walking path; Peace Park, which features a playground, greenspace, picnic tables, and treed areas; Wilf Chamney Park, with greenspace, a playground, and a few trees; Bill Brecht Memorial Park, featuring a soccer field, greenspace, some trees, and a playground; and Carl Schenn Recreational Park, with soccer fields, greenspace, trees, a ball diamond, and a playground.
The Humboldt and District Museum is located in a building originally used as a post office. Permanent exhibits include the original Humboldt telegraph station, St. Peter’s Colony (a group of monks that lived in the area), early businesses in the area, a schoolhouse, a pioneer home, a natural history collection, and a sports hall of fame. There are also various temporary exhibits held throughout the year. The Humboldt and District Gallery is housed in a building that used to be a bank. The gallery showcases various works by local artists, including paintings, mixed media works, drawings, sculptures, textiles, and photographs. Exhibits are held temporarily and include opportunities to purchase the works shown.
Affordable single-family homes are the most common real estate option in the northern section of Humboldt. They are often on large lots and usually include at least a single garage. Vacant land can be found along the edges of this section.
The central section of the city has residential areas, accommodations, shops, service providers, restaurants, a bowling alley, churches, schools, government offices, parks, a library, a post office, an art gallery, a community hall, an arena, and a college campus.
Humboldt is a city of over 5,000 people in the central portion of Saskatchewan. The city covers 11.66 square kilometres near the communities of Marysburg, Muenster, Burr, and Carmel, and is located east of the city of Saskatoon.
The northern section of Humboldt includes residential areas, parks, a hospital, churches, a golf course, a lake, a few small businesses, an RCMP office, and an industrial area.
Residential areas, parks, schools, a few small businesses, government offices, a couple of restaurants, churches, and lakes can all be found in the southern section of Humboldt.
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