Rural Municipality of Colonsay No. 342

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Colonsay No. 342
Rural municipality
Colonsay No. 342 is located in Saskatchewan
Colonsay No. 342
Colonsay No. 342
Coordinates: 52°1′9″N 105°54′32″W / 52.01917°N 105.90889°W / 52.01917; -105.90889Coordinates: 52°1′9″N 105°54′32″W / 52.01917°N 105.90889°W / 52.01917; -105.90889
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Census division Census Division 11
Area
 • Total 145,280 acres (58,790 ha)
Population (2006)
 • Total 275
 • Density 1.2/sq mi (0.47/km2)

Colonsay No. 342 is a rural municipality in central Saskatchewan, Canada, east of Saskatoon. It is located in Census Division number 11.[1] The rural area population of the municipality has been declining over the past few years.

Year Population
1981 414
1986 398
1991 357
1996 322
2001 310
2006 275

[2] This population is spread out over 6 townships which are each 6 miles (9.7 km) by 6 miles (9.7 km) in area, for a total RM area of 145,280 acres (587.9 km2). Colonsay RM is administered by a reeve, 6 councillors and an administrator[3] who oversee health care, education, emergency services and local roads via a tax base.[4]

Urban communities[edit]

These communities are located within the geographical boundaries of Colonsay No. 342, but are technically not part of it.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Saskatchewan 2006 Census Divisions and Census Consolidated Subdivisions" (PDF). Statistics Canada. 2007. Retrieved 2008-07-02. 
  2. ^ Statistics Canada, Census of Canada; Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics, Department of Finance. "SASKATCHEWAN CENSUS POPULATION" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-08-01. Retrieved 2007-11-22. 
  3. ^ "colonsay no 342 geography the rural municipality rm". Sask Biz. Government of Saskatchewan. 2004. Retrieved 2007-11-22. [dead link]
  4. ^ "Municipal Directory System". Sask Biz. Government of Saskatchewan. 2007. Archived from the original on 2007-10-17. Retrieved 2007-11-22. 

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