Rural Municipality of Orkney No. 244
|Orkney No. 244, Saskatchewan|
|Rural Municipality||January 1, 1913|
|• Total||815.87 km2 (315.01 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC (UTC-6)|
This article is about the rural municipality in Canada. For other places with the same name, see Orkney (disambiguation)
Orkney No. 244, Saskatchewan, is a rural municipality of 1,702 rural residents (2006 census) in the southeastern part of Saskatchewan, Canada. The RM was incorporated January 1, 1913. Other localities in the area include the city of Yorkton, the town of Springside, the villages of Ebenezer and Willowbrook, and the hamlet of Orcadia.
A rural municipality is an administrative district consisting of an elected reeve, councilors, administrator who provide essential services within their area.
- Ebenezer (independent Village)
- Springside (independent Town)
- Yorkton (independent City)
- Yorkton Municipal Airport
|Canada census – Rural Municipality of Orkney No. 244 community profile|
|Population:||1,721 (-0.4% from 2001)|
|Land area:||815.87 km2 (315.01 sq mi)|
|Population density:||2.1/km2 (5.4/sq mi)|
|Median age:||44.3 (M: 45.0, F: 43.8)|
|Total private dwellings:||702|
|Median household income:||$Not available|
|References: 2006 earlier|
- Lat 51° 14' 40" N
- Long 102° 33' 59" W
- Time zone (est) UTC-6
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