Rural Municipality of Indian Head No. 156

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The Rural Municipality of Indian Head No. 156 is a rural municipality in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. It is located in South East Saskatchewan, in division 1 of the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities.


These self-governing communities are located within the geographical borders of Indian Head No. 156, but are technically not part of it.


Before 1905, Indian Head would have been part of the North West Territories.

The first settlers moved into the district in 1882. Indian Head was established as a town in 1902, and was said to be the largest point of initial shipment of wheat in the world. Indian Head has had many firsts in its history - the water and sewer system has long been the pride of Indian Head citizens. The water and sewer system was originally installed about 80 years ago. The water is the best in the country. It comes from the Squirrel Hills and flows by gravity for about 10 km into town. In 1978 the sewage lagoon was enlarged and upgraded.

The town had the first rural dial telephone service in the province and was one of the first to have direct long-distance calling.

The town had a power plant built and electricity installed throughout the town in 1906. Natural gas was installed in the town in 1960.


Canada census – Rural Municipality of Indian Head No. 156 community profile
Population: 356 (-10.6% from 2001)
Land area: 759.98 km2 (293.43 sq mi)
Population density: 0.5/km2 (1.3/sq mi)
Median age: 44.4 (M: 43.8, F: 45.5)
Total private dwellings: 145
Median household income: $N/A
References: 2006[1] earlier[2]

N/A = Data Not Available


  1. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  2. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 

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Coordinates: 50°35′45″N 103°33′39″W / 50.59583°N 103.56083°W / 50.59583; -103.56083