Rural Municipality of McLeod No. 185

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McLeod No. 185 (2006 Population 508) is a rural municipality in south-eastern Saskatchewan, Canada encompassing 886.60 square kilometers in area. The rural municipality maintains its office in Neudorf, 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]

Canada census – Rural Municipality of McLeod No. 185 community profile
2006
Population: 508 (-15.1%% from 2001)
Land area: 886.60 km2 (342.32 sq mi)
Population density: 0.6/km2 (1.6/sq mi)
Median age: 44.0 (M: 46.0, F: 42.7)
Total private dwellings: 203
Median household income: $63,558
References: 2006[3] earlier[4]

Heritage Properties[edit]

There are three historical building located within the rural municipality:

  • Pheasant Forks Heritage Site - In Pheasant Forks the site consists of a school and a church. The church (originally called the Zion Methodist Church or Pheasant Forks Church) was constructed in 1905 by Primitive Methodist Colonists and remained in service until 1963. The four room school was constructed in 1920.[5]
  • Weissenberg School - Constructed in 1900 the one room school was the first separate (Catholic public school) in Saskatchewan. The school remained in service until 1964. It was originally called the Weissenberg Roman Catholic Public School; Weissenberg Separate School; and eventually the Weissenberg Teacherage.[6]
  • Zion Lutheran Church - Constructed in 1892, the church remained in active service until June 1964. Since that time a historical service is held each June.[7]

Transportation[edit]

Lemberg Airport is located within the rural municipality.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 50°35′36″N 103°02′25″W / 50.59333°N 103.04028°W / 50.59333; -103.04028