Grow With Us!

Property is available for development and the Town and RM of Rockglen No. #12 is committed to fostering sustainable growth. Industry diversification and attraction are strategic priorities locally and regionally.

  • Population

    The population within Rockglen’s immediate trading area is 5000 people with approximately 441 people in the Town of Rockglen and 195 in the RM of Poplar Valley. The community is easily accessible to major centers in Saskatchewan, Montana and North Dakota.

  • Climate

    The average annual rainfall is 435 mm and average snowfall is 110 cm. Summers are characterized by being hot and dry. The winters here are warmer than the north, but still “Saskatchewan cold” and often affected by Chinook winds and southern weather patterns.

  • Airports

    The closest airports are in Regina, SK and Minot, ND.

    Regina International Airport (YQR) is the second busiest airport in Saskatchewan and is serviced by Air Canada, WestJet, Sun Wing and Express Air Services.

    Minot International Airport (MOT) is serviced by Delta, United and Allegiant airline.

  • Distance from Rockglen

    • Regina, SK – 233.2 km
    • Moose Jaw, SK – 159.5 km
    • Saskatoon, SK – 389.6 km
    • Swift Current, SK – 249.3 km
    • Williston, ND – 275.4 km
    • Minot, ND – 420.8 km


The Town of Rockglen infrastructure is capable of comfortably maintaining a population of 441 residents.

  • Water Supply Source – 50,000 gallon reservoir and a 100,00 gallon reservoir
  • Sewage – Lagoons
  • Broadband – 450 MGB download speed
  • Highway – located on secondary Highway #2.
  • US Border – Rockglen is located 53.9 km north of the Ports of Rockglen and, Opheim Montana. The Port of Opheim is located 16 km north of Opheim, MT which is approximately 78 km north of US #2 highway. Rockglen is 118.6 km west of the Ports of Regway and Raymond Montana.
    Learn more at West Poplar River | Directory of CBSA Offices and Services | Canada Border Services Agency (
  • Poplar River Power Station – operated by SaskPower and is located 43.9 km east of Rockglen. An integral part of the operation is the Morrison Dam, Cookson Reservoir and Poplar River Coal Mine. The power station incorporates two 300-megawatt steam turbine driven generators. The building has a ground floor of 72,658 square feet and is 246 ft high. The stack is 25 feet in diameter at the base and 400 feet in height.
  • Poplar River Mine – owned and operated by Westmoreland Coal Company is located 35.3 km east from Rockglen. It’s total coal production is used by the Poplar River Power Station for fuel. The lignite coal is exposed with two draglines. It is transported to the power station by a privately owned rail line.

2022 Census Data

2016 Census
2021 CensusPopulationMedian AgeMedian Income ($)Average Home Value ($)Est.% of Housing & Farmland for Sale
Willow Bunch2995662,592n/a3%

Labour Force Data

Source: Statistics Canada 2016

WorkforceUnemployment RateSize of Labour Force
Willow Bunch8.8%155

Agriculture Yields

Coronach is located in the Brown Soil Zone. The rolling land is nearly all suitable for grain farming, although some areas are only suitable for grazing and ranching.

The land is mostly strip-farmed and is suitable for most Western Canadian crops such as durum, canola, oats, flax, rye, mustard, pulses and winter wheat. Some of the highest protein concentrated wheat in the world is grown in this area and it is a major supplier of pulses to the international market.

2019 Crop Yields:

  • Canola: 31.4 bu/acre
  • Durum: 47 bu/acre
  • Oats: 57 bu/acre
  • Lentils: 1115 lbs/acre
  • Flax: 23.6 bu/acre
  • Pea 1350.5 lbs/acre
  • Spring Wheat: 35.6 bu/acre
  • Barley: 53.4 bu/acre
  • Mustard: 625.8 lbs/acre

Source: Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture, 2019 RM’s 10, 11, 12, 40, 42,43


Industries active in our community include:

  • Accommodations
  • Agriculture
  • Artisans
  • Automotive Services
  • Banking
  • Beauty Salons
  • Cleaners
  • Clothing
  • Construction
  • Convenience Store
  • Insurance
  • Gas Station
  • Grocery Store
  • Massage Therapy
  • Natural Health
  • Photography
  • Plumbing
  • Restaurants
  • Senior Centre
  • Thrift Shop
  • Wellness Centre
  • Welders
  • Yard Maintenance


The community and trading area is also seeking people of all talents, bus drivers, cooks, servers, retail, farm hands, and hairdressers. Or be your own boss, provide locals with a niche service. Be the business that stands out in a crowd. We have a main street filled with opportunities – make your dream a reality!

Partnerships & Regional Economic Development

Rockglen is a proud member of Saskatchewan South Ready (SSR) which is an economic partnership representing nine rural communities. SSR was created in 2020 to shine a spotlight on the unique opportunities our region offers new investors and their workforce. Visit for more information and opportunities for potential investors.

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