is a town
in the rural municipality
of Bengough No. 40
, in the Canadian province
. A southeastern Saskatchewan prairie town, Bengough is located east of Willow Bunch Lake on Highway 34
near Highway 705
. The name Bengough was named after the famous cartoonist John Wilson Bengough (1851-1923). Bengough also plays host to the Gateway Festival www.gatewayfestival.ca which showcases several top notch musicians and several other events through the weekend.It usually takes place in late July.
Located in a mixed farming and ranching area, Bengough's main economic industry is agriculture
are the closest neighbouring major communities.
Bengough is located within the Missouri Coteau
near Willow Bunch Lake, Big Muddy Lake, Salt Lake and Channel Lake. Just to the south is located the Big Muddy Badlands. Bengough and District Regional Park features camping, an outdoor swimming pool, 9-hole golf course as well as play area.
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- Lat (DMS) 49° 24' 00" N
- Long (DMS) 105° 08' 00" W
- Dominion Land Survey Sec.23, Twp.5, R.24, W2
- Time zone (cst) UTC-6