Rural Municipality of Wheatlands No. 163

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Wheatlands No. 163, Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 50°27′11″N 106°11′31″W / 50.45306°N 106.19194°W / 50.45306; -106.19194
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Rural Municipality December 13, 1909
 • Total 827.40 km2 (319.46 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 164
 • Density 0.2/km2 (0.5/sq mi)
Time zone UTC (UTC-6)
Wheatlands No. 163, Saskatchewan is located in Saskatchewan
Wheatlands No. 163, Saskatchewan
Wheatlands No. 163, Saskatchewan
RM of Wheatlands No. 163, Saskatchewan

This article is about the rural municipality in Canada. For other places with the same name, see Wheatland

Wheatlands No. 163, Saskatchewan is a rural municipality of 164 rural residents (2006 census) in the southwestern part of Saskatchewan, Canada. The RM was incorporated December 13, 1909.[1] Other localities in the area include Mortlach, and Parkbeg.[2][3] The Coteau Hills taper off to agricultural plains.[4] The Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia), an endangered animal, makes its home in this area.[5]

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 [6]


Area statistics[edit]

  • Lat 50.453056°
  • Long -106.191944°
  • Time zone (est) UTC-6

Coordinates: 50°27′11″N 106°11′31″W / 50.453056°N 106.191944°W / 50.453056; -106.191944[8]


  1. ^ "MRD Municipal Status Information" ([dead link]Scholar search), 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. ^ "Wheatlands No. 163", Sask biz (Government of Saskatchewan), retrieved 2007-12-29 
  5. ^ "Saskatchewan Conservation Data Centre - Conservation Database". Saskatchewan Conservation Data Centre. 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-26. 
  6. ^ Sask Biz, Government of Saskatchewan (2004), Tecumseh No. 65, retrieved 2007-12-27 
  7. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  8. ^ "Wheatlands No. 163, Saskatchewan, Canada, North America". World Index. 2004. Retrieved 2007-12-26. 

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