Rural Municipality of Enniskillen No. 3

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Enniskillen No. 3 is a rural municipality in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. It is located in southeastern Saskatchewan and is within SARM Division No. 1 and Census Division No. 1. Its population was 430 as of the 2006 Census. The southern boundary of the RM is the United States border, mostly with Burke County, but also a very short section with Renville County, both in North Dakota.

Enniskillen No. 3 (en iss KILL un)

Rural municipality headquartered at Oxbow. Sam McKnight came from Durham Co., Ontario, and served as chairman of the municipal organizing committee. He seems to have had his heart set on a northern Irish name, since his committee proposed Enniskillen, Derry, Antrim, Boyne, Alma, Fermangah and Waterloo. The government selected the first name on the list which honours Enniskillen (inis Ceithleann, "Ceithle's island"), the country town of Fermanagh, Northern Ireland.

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According to the Canada 2006 Census, Enniskillen No. 3 has a population of 430 people, a change of -10.0% from 2001. It has a total of 176 private dwellings, 163 of which are occupied by usual residents. It has an area of 834.78 square kilometres (322.31 sq mi) and a population density of 0.5 inhabitants per square kilometre (1.3/sq mi).[1]

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Coordinates: 49°07′50″N 102°12′28″W / 49.13056°N 102.20778°W / 49.13056; -102.20778