Rural Municipality of Swift Current No. 137

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Swift Current No. 137, Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 50°13′21″N 107°51′15″W / 50.22250°N 107.85417°W / 50.22250; -107.85417
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Rural Municipality December 12, 1910
Government
 • Reeve Bob Neufeld
 • Administrator Linda Boser
Area
 • Total 1,107.70 km2 (427.69 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 1,587
 • Density 1.4/km2 (4/sq mi)
Time zone UTC (UTC-6)
Swift Current No. 137, Saskatchewan is located in Saskatchewan
Swift Current No. 137, Saskatchewan
Swift Current No. 137, Saskatchewan
RM of Swift Current No. 137, Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan

Swift Current No. 137, Saskatchewan is a rural municipality of 1,587 residents (2006 census) in the southwestern part of Saskatchewan, Canada. It comprises the rural area that surrounds the city of Swift Current. The RM was incorporated December 12, 1910.[1] Localities in the area include Aikins, Atlas Trailer Court, Beverley, Cantuar, Chortitz, Duncairn, Dunelm, Hak, Java, Player, Pondarosa Trailer Court, Rhineland, Rosengart, Schantzenfel, Schoenfeld, Schoenwiese, Smith Field Airport, Springfield, Swift Current Airport, Wyatt, and Wymark.[2][3] A rural municipality is an administrative district consisting of an elected reeve, councilors, administrator who provide essential services within their area.

A person could work for the municipality and have his earnings put toward the taxes on his land; at one time, money collected in each Division stayed in that Division....The RM has as its responsibilities for many areas: agricultural programs and concerns in general; tax collections for needs of the municipality - road construction and maintenance; protective services - pest control, fire protection, weed control, environmental development, cultural and educational services; medical and veterinary needs and so forth.

— Tecumseh No. 65 [4]

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Area statistics[edit]

  • Lat 50° 13' 21" N
  • Long 107° 51' 15"
  • Time zone (est) UTC-6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MRD Municipal Status Information" ([dead link]), Ministry of Municipal Affairs (Government of Saskatchewan), archived from the original on 2008-03-25, retrieved 2007-12-29 
  2. ^ Saskatchewan Genealogy Association, retrieved 2007-12-29 
  3. ^ "4708001 - Swift Current No. 137, geographical codes and localities ,2006", Statistics Canada (Government of Canada), retrieved 2007-12-29 
  4. ^ Sask Biz, Government of Saskatchewan (2004), Tecumseh No. 65, retrieved 2007-12-27 
  5. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  6. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved 2011-05-10. 

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