Welcome to Melville
Melville officially became a city on August 1, 1960, and is the smallest city in Saskatchewan. We are surrounded by a trading area of approximately 17,000 people. The industries driving the economy in this area are agriculture, CN Rail, potash (a mineral used in agricultural fertilizer) mining, and tourism.
Melville is situated just north of the Qu'Appelle River Valley and is in aspen parkland country.
When you want to travel out of town, there are a few options. Melville is well situated with easy highway access to many places - we are at the crossroads of Hwy 10, Hwy 47 & Hwy 15. Hwy 10 and Hwy 47 can connect you to the Trans-Canada Highway #1 and Highway #16 (the Yellowhead Highway). There is regular VIA Rail train service, connecting Melville to major centres across Canada.
Out & About in TownShopping: Whether you're looking to indulge in some 'retail therapy,' trying to find the perfect birthday gift, or just picking up some groceries for supper, Melville has many options. Much of Melville's business district can be found in the area of Third Avenue and Main Street. Clothing, gift ware, household appliances, antiques, florists, groceries, restaurants, pharmacies, banking, beauty salons, and other services are all conveniently located for easy shopping.
Restaurants: Melville offers a wide variety of restaurants. You can sit down in a family restaurant, grab a quick bite at a fast food joint, have a pizza delivered, choose from a Chinese buffet, or kick back with some pub food.
Sports & Leisure Facilities: There are a number of organized sports and leisure groups that operate in Melville. They include: hockey, figure skating, speed skating, dance, and baseball.