Rural Municipality Loreburn
Area 3.92 km²
Area code 306
Census division 11
Post office Founded 1906-04-01
Population 294 (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.