CountryCanada RegionSaskatchewan Rural MunicipalityLoreburn Area3.92 km² Area code306
ProvinceSaskatchewan Census division11 Post office Founded1906-04-01 Population294 (2006)
Weather-17°C, Wind NW at 19 km/h, 70% Humidity
Elbow is a village in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. It was founded in 1909, near what is now Lake Diefenbaker. It is 8 km northwest of Mistusinne, 10 km northwest of Douglas Provincial Park and 16 km southeast of Loreburn. The town got its name from its position on the elbow of the South Saskatchewan River.
The town contains a marina for boat storage and house boat rental, a golf course, a boat dealership and two restaurants. There is also a sod house, (which is used for a museum) and a library.
Elbow experiences a Humid continental climate (Dfb). The highest temperature ever recorded in Elbow was 43.3 °C (110 °F) on 24 June 1941. The coldest temperature ever recorded was −43.3 °C (−46 °F) on 25 January 1972.