Rural Municipality of Gravelbourg No. 104

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Gravelbourg No. 104
Gravelbourg No. 104 is located in Saskatchewan
Gravelbourg No. 104
Gravelbourg No. 104
Location in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 49°55′0.33″N 106°35′4.3″W / 49.9167583°N 106.584528°W / 49.9167583; -106.584528Coordinates: 49°55′0.33″N 106°35′4.3″W / 49.9167583°N 106.584528°W / 49.9167583; -106.584528
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Local improvement district 1908
Rural Municipality December 9, 1912
Area
 • Land 842.08 km2 (325.13 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 329
 • Density 0.4/km2 (1/sq mi)
Time zone UTC (UTC-6)
This article is about the rural municipality in Canada. For the Saskatchewan town, see Gravelbourg, Saskatchewan.

Gravelbourg No. 104 is a rural municipality (RM) of 329 rural residents (2006 census) in the southwestern part of Saskatchewan, Canada. The RM was incorporated December 9, 1912.[1] Whereas, the Local Improvement District, the precursor to an RM was established in 1908. Other urban municipalities in the area include Bateman, and Gravelbourg. Wood River and Notukeu Creek are two natural features in this area.[2] A lake resort of Gaumond Bay is near Thomson Lake Regional Park.[3]

A rural municipality is an administrative district consisting of an elected reeve, councillors, 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[4]

Demographics[edit]

In 2006, the Rural municipality had a population of 329 in 134 dwellings, a 19.6% decrease from 2001. On a surface of 842.08 km² it has a density of 0.5 inhabitants/km².[5]

Area statistics[edit]

  • Lat 49.916758156°
  • Long -106.5845268°
  • Time zone (est) UTC-6

Communities[edit]

The following communities are located in this municipality:

Towns

Hamlets

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MRD Municipal Status Information", Ministry of Municipal Affairs, Government of Saskatchewan, archived from the original (– Scholar search) on 2008-03-25, retrieved 2007-12-26 
  2. ^ Saskatchewan Genealogy Association, retrieved 2007-12-26 
  3. ^ "Sask Biz", Saskatchewan profile, Government of Saskatchewan, retrieved 2007-12-26 
  4. ^ Sask Biz, Government of Saskatchewan (2004), Tecumseh No. 65, retrieved 2007-12-27 
  5. ^ 2006 Community Profiles http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census06/data/profiles/community/Details/Page.cfm?B1=All&Code1=4703068&Code2=47&Custom=&Data=Count&Geo1=CSD&Geo2=PR&Lang=E&SearchPR=01&SearchText=Gravelbour+No.+104&SearchType=Begins
  6. ^ "MRD Rural Municipality (RM) Boundary maps", Ministry of Municipal Affairs, Government of Saskatchewan, archived from the original (– Scholar search) on 2007-12-08, retrieved 2007-12-26 

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