Rural Municipality of Elcapo No. 154

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Elcapo No. 154, Saskatchewan
Rural Municipality
Elcapo No. 154, Saskatchewan is located in Saskatchewan
Elcapo No. 154, Saskatchewan
Elcapo No. 154, Saskatchewan
Location in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 50°25′00″N 102°45′04″W / 50.41673419°N 102.751011372°W / 50.41673419; -102.751011372Coordinates: 50°25′00″N 102°45′04″W / 50.41673419°N 102.751011372°W / 50.41673419; -102.751011372
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Rural Municipality December 12, 1910
Area
 • Total 846.54 km2 (326.85 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 489
 • Density 0.6/km2 (2/sq mi)
Time zone UTC (UTC-6)

Elcapo No. 154, Saskatchewan is a rural municipality of 489 rural residents (2006 census) in the southeastern part of Saskatchewan, Canada. The residents of this area also belong to SARM Division No. 1 and Census Division No. 5, Saskatchewan. The RM was incorporated December 12, 1910.[1] There are no localities included in the RM.[2] Broadview, Grenfell, and Oakshela are urban areas near this RM.[3] The Coteau Hills taper off to agricultural plains.[4] The Bigmouth buffalo (Ictiobus cyprinellus) is a species of special concern to environmentalists in this area.[5]

A rural municipality is an administrative district consisting of an elected reeve, councilors, and an 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]

Statistics[edit]

Canada census – Rural Municipality of Elcapo No. 154 community profile
2006
Population: 489 (-8.9% from 2001)
Land area: 846.54 km2 (326.85 sq mi)
Population density: 0.6/km2 (1.6/sq mi)
Median age: N/A (M: N/A, F: N/A)
Total private dwellings: 216
Median household income: $N/A
References: 2006[7] earlier[8]

Communities[edit]

The following communities are within the municipalities border.

Towns

Hamlets

Area statistics[edit]

  • Lat 50.416734193°
  • Long -102.751011372°
  • Time zone (est) UTC-6[9][10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MRD Municipal Status Information", Ministry of Municipal Affairs, Government of Saskatchewan, archived from the original on 2008-03-25, retrieved 2007-12-29 
  2. ^ "4705028 - Elcapo No. 154, geographical codes and localities, 2006", Statistics Canada, Government of Canada, retrieved 2007-12-29 
  3. ^ Saskatchewan Genealogy Association, 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. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Elcapo No. 154, Saskatchewan, Canada, North America". World Index. Rumbletum.org. 2004. Retrieved 2007-12-26. 
  10. ^ "MRD Rural Municipality (RM) Boundary maps", Ministry of Municipal Affairs, Government of Saskatchewan, archived from the original on 2007-12-08, retrieved 2007-12-29 

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