Rural Municipality of Laurier No. 38

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Laurier No. 38 (2006 Population 350) is a rural municipality in south-east Saskatchewan, Canada encompassing 840.86 square kilometers in area. The rural municipality maintains its office in Radville, 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] The ghost town of Brooking, Saskatchewan is also located within the rural municipality.

Statistics[edit]

Canada census – Rural Municipality of Laurier No. 38 community profile
2006
Population: 350 (-12.9% from 2001)
Land area: 840.86 km2 (324.66 sq mi)
Population density: 0.4/km2 (1.0/sq mi)
Median age: 38.8 (M: 40.1, F: 36.8)
Total private dwellings: 146
Median household income: $37,057
References: 2006[3] earlier[4]

Heritage Properties[edit]

There are two historical building located within the rural municipality:

  • Soda Lake School - Constructed in 1914, as a one room school the building now houses the Soda Lake Community Centre in Soda Lake, Saskatchewan. The school operated from 1914 until 1953.[5]
  • Souris Valley Church - Constructed in 1907 as a Catholic church St. Germaine Parish of the Archdiocese of St. Boniface the church in Souris Valley, Saskatchewan. The church closed in 1970 and the building has since been operated as the Souris Valley Co-operative Memorial Club. The building has also been called the St. Germaine Roman Catholic Church.[6]

Transportation[edit]

The Radville Airport is located within the municipality.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Saskatchewan Municipal Database
  2. ^ Sask Biz
  3. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  4. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 
  5. ^ Soda Lake School
  6. ^ Souris Valley Church

Coordinates: 49°25′36″N 104°14′21″W / 49.42667°N 104.23917°W / 49.42667; -104.23917