Rural Municipality of Canwood No. 494

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The Rural Municipality of Canwood No. 494 was firstly formed as Rural Municipality (RM) Thompson No. 494 from January 1, 1913 until April 29, 1916 before changing names to Canwood No. 494.[1] It is located in the north central region of the province of Saskatchewan, west of Prince Albert, and completely surrounds the First Nations Indian Reserve of Ahtahkakoop No. 104, as well as partially surrounding the First Nations Indian Reserve of Mistawasis No. 183 and the RM of Big River No. 118.[2]

Boundaries[edit]

The RM is bordered to the north by Big River No. 555, to the north east by Prince Albert National Park, to the west by Spiritwood No. 496, to the south by Leask No. 464, and to the east by Shellbrook No. 493.[2]

Statistics[edit]

According to the Canada 2011 Census:[3]

  • Population: 1,424
  • % Change (2006-2011): -7.2
  • Dwellings: 771
  • Area (km²): 1,945.20
  • Density (persons per km²): 0.7

Urban Communities in the RM[edit]

The largest town in the region is Canwood. Debden, Stump Lake, Victoire, Hawkeye, Wrixen, Pebble Baye, Ordale and Mont Nebo have also been part of this RM.

Saskatchewan Railways and Railway Stations[edit]

The Canwood RM area is currently serviced by the Carlton Trail Railway, a shortline of the Canadian National Railway.[4]

Saskatchewan Highways and Roads[edit]

For more information see also List of Saskatchewan provincial highways
For more information see also List of Saskatchewan provincial roads

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See also[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "Renamed Rural Municipalities". Retrieved January 17, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Statistics Canada Map of Canwood RM No. 494". Retrieved 2011-10-17. 
  3. ^ "Statistics Canada 2011 Canwood No. 494 Community Profile". Retrieved February 20, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Carlton Trail Railway - Overview". Retrieved 2011-10-19. 
  5. ^ Eversoft Streets and Trips

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 53°27′26″N 106°49′47″W / 53.45722°N 106.82972°W / 53.45722; -106.82972