Rural Municipality of Kingsley No. 124

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Kingsley No. 124 (2006 Population 439) is a rural municipality in south-eastern Saskatchewan, Canada encompassing 844.61 square kilometers in area. The rural municipality maintains its office in Kipling, Saskatchewan.[1] The rural municipality in conjunction with the provincial government is in charge of maintenance of highways in its area. As well, the municipality provides policing, fire protection and municipal governance for the rural district, with a reeve as its administrator.[2]

Statistics[edit]

Heritage properties[edit]

There are three historical building located within the rural municipality:

  • Coronation Community Cairn - This Commemorative Monument built in 1978 recognizes the early pioneers in the region that help build the one room Coronation School in 1913. The monument is located nine kilometers northeast of the Windthorst.[4]
  • Highland Baptist Church (previously called the Swedish Baptist Church) - The church was constructed in 1924 by early Swedish immigrants. Regular services were held from 1924 until 1970. The church still holds the occasional special service or event. The church also has a cemetery on the property. The building is located twelve kilometers north of the town Kipling.[5]
  • Poplar Grove United Church - The church was constructed in 1902, and located ten kilometers southeast of the town of Broadview. The church is constructed of field stone and has nine stain glass windows. Regular service was held from 1902 until 1970. The cemetery dates back to 1887. Today the site is used for public events and the occasional special service.[6]
  • Zion Lutheran Church - The country church was constructed in 1926, and is located eight kilometers north of Windthorstk.[7]

Transportation[edit]

Kipling Airport is located within the rural municipality.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 50°13′00″N 102°33′00″W / 50.21667°N 102.55000°W / 50.21667; -102.55000