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Country Living Versus City Living

There are many benefits to living in the country versus the big city, especially in an area like Esterhazy, Saskatchewan where the city limits are close enough to make for a great day trip. Esterhazy is in Southeast Saskatchewan and is located only 83 kilometers from Yorkton, a place with around 16,000 people. If you would like a larger center yet, Regina, Saskatchewan’s capital city, is only 212 kilometers away. With this in mind, you can experience the benefits of...

A History of Esterhazy, Saskatchewan

A Glimpse into Esterhazy’s Past Count Paul Otto d’Esterhazy was christened Johannes Packh but he claimed that he was a Hungarian aristocrat of the Esterhazy family. One of the wealthiest families in Hungary, the Esterhazy family did not recognize his claim and a year after making it, Johannes Packh (Count Paul Otto d’Esterhazy) immigrated to Saskatchewan. He was 35 years old at the time. In 1886 he helped to settle 35 Hungarian families and founded the colony of Kaposvar which was...

Things to Do in Esterhazy, Saskatchewan

Esterhazy, a small community in southeastern Saskatchewan, has many opportunities for going out to explore. For a smaller community (around 2, 500 people) they are still able to offer a lot of various attractions and fun things to do. Potash Interpretive Centre The interpretive centre offers interactive displays that showcase the advancements in technology over the years that have made mineral mining a part of the prairie culture. There are exhibits of various forms of potash from the surface to the mine...

Moving to Esterhazy Saskatchewan

Esterhazy is a town in South-eastern Saskatchewan situated between two valleys. You will find it between the Qu’Appelle River Valley and the Kaposvar Valley. It is less than a three-hour drive from the capital city of Regina and under five hours from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan’s largest city. A Few Esterhazy Facts Esterhazy is a mining community with two potash mines and a third under construction. Potash ore was discovered in the area in the 1950s and Esterhazy’s mines now have a combined production...

Tidying Up Brylee Estates!

Summer time is the best season to do some yard work around the Brylee Estates and help with tidying up the various development lots. Check out some of Brylee Estates wonderful helping hands: Girl Power to the Max! Some of our female volunteers fearlessly get down and dirty in the weeds and grasses of Esterhazy. Local Youth Lending Tidying Up We love it when the community youth lend a helping hand and help clean up Brylee Estates. A special thank you to all who made...