Rural Municipality of Wilton No. 472

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Wilton No. 472, Saskatchewan
Rural Municipality of Wilton No. 472 is located in Saskatchewan
Rural Municipality of Wilton No. 472
Location of Wilton No. 472, in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 53°04′26″N 109°45′35″W / 53.07389°N 109.75972°W / 53.07389; -109.75972Coordinates: 53°04′26″N 109°45′35″W / 53.07389°N 109.75972°W / 53.07389; -109.75972
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Rural Municipality Wilton
Local Improvement District Wirral
Local improvement district May 14, 1905.
Rural Municipality October 1909.
Area
 • Total 1,042.72 km2 (402.60 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 1,473
Time zone MST (UTC−7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC−6)
Website http://www.saskbiz.ca/communityprofiles/CommunityProfile.Asp?CommunityID=1032

Wilton No. 472 is a rural municipality of 1,473 rural residents (2006 census) in the northwestern part of Saskatchewan, Canada. The RM was incorporated October 1909.[1] Other localities in the area include Village of Marshall and the Town of Lashburn[2][3][4]

The city of Lloydminster lies adjacent to the northwest corner of Wilton.

A rural municipality is an administrative district consisting of an elected reeve, councilors, administrator who provide essential services within their area.

The first meeting of the Wirral Improvement District was held May 14, 1905. For taxation purposes it was agreed that a levy of one and a half cents per acre would be made. The first road equipment was purchased in 1907 and consisted of 6 road scrapers for each Township. A local man was hired to act as foreman and he was paid 25 cents per hour.

— Wilton No. 472[5]

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  • Lat 53°2′49″ N
  • Long 109°48′34″ W
  • Time zone Mountain Standard Time (winter), Mountain Daylight-Saving Time (summer)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "MRD Municipal Status Information", Ministry of Municipal Affairs (Government of Saskatchewan), archived from the original ([DEAD LINK]SCHOLAR SEARCH) 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. ^ "Wilton No. 472", Sask biz (Government of Saskatchewan), retrieved 2007-12-29 
  5. ^ Sask Biz, Government of Saskatchewan (2004), Wilton No. 472, retrieved 2007-12-27 
  6. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  7. ^ "Wilton No. 472, Saskatchewan, Canada, North America". World Index. Rumbletum.org. 2004. Retrieved 2007-12-26. 

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