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Swift Current, Saskatchewan

Swift Current is a small city in the southwestern region of Saskatchewan, Canada. As of 2000, Swift Current had a population of just over 16,000 residents, of which 48% were males and 52% were females.

The settlement of Swift Current was begun in 1881 when the CPR surveyed a railway line as far as Swift Current Creek. In 1882, initial grading and track preparation commenced, with the first settlers arriving in the spring of 1883. On September 21 1903, the hamlet became a village and then a town on March 15 1907 when a census indicated a population of 550. Swift Current became incorporated as a city on January 15 1914.

The Swift Current Broncos are a ice hockey team that plays in the Western Hockey League.

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