Rural Municipality of Battle River No. 438

Coordinates: 52°42′04″N 108°19′59″W / 52.701°N 108.333°W / 52.701; -108.333
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Battle River No. 438
Rural Municipality of Battle River No. 438
Location of the RM of Battle River No. 438 in Saskatchewan
Location of the RM of Battle River No. 438 in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 52°42′04″N 108°19′59″W / 52.701°N 108.333°W / 52.701; -108.333[1]
CountryCanada
ProvinceSaskatchewan
Census division12
SARM division6
Formed[2]December 12, 1910
Government
 • ReeveStewart Mitchell
 • Governing bodyRM of Battle River No. 438 Council
 • AdministratorBetty Johnson
 • Office locationBattleford
Area
 (2016)[4]
 • Land1,061.4 km2 (409.8 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[4]
 • Total1,154
 • Density1.1/km2 (3/sq mi)
Time zoneCST
 • Summer (DST)CST
Area code(s)306 and 639

The Rural Municipality of Battle River No. 438 (2016 population: 1,154) is a rural municipality (RM) in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan within Census Division No. 12 and SARM Division No. 6.

History[edit]

The RM of Battle River No. 438 incorporated as a rural municipality on December 12, 1910.[2]

Geography[edit]

Communities and localities[edit]

The following urban municipalities are surrounded by the RM.

Towns

The following unincorporated communities are located within the RM.

Organized hamlets[5]
Localities

The following Indian reserves are surrounded by the RM.

First Nations Indian reserves

Demographics[edit]

Population history
(1981–2016)
YearPop.±%
1981829—    
1986946+14.1%
1991866−8.5%
1996854−1.4%
20011,065+24.7%
20061,053−1.1%
20111,099+4.4%
20161,154+5.0%
Source: Statistics Canada via Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics[6][7]

In the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the RM of Battle River No. 438 had a population of 1,029 living in 409 of its 449 total private dwellings, a change of -4.2% from its 2016 population of 1,074. With a land area of 1,056.77 km2 (408.02 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.0/km2 (2.5/sq mi) in 2021.[8]

In the 2016 Census of Population, the RM of Battle River No. 438 recorded a population of 1,154 living in 434 of its 464 total private dwellings, a 5% change from its 2011 population of 1,099. With a land area of 1,061.4 km2 (409.8 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.1/km2 (2.8/sq mi) in 2016.[4]

Government[edit]

The RM of Battle River No. 438 is governed by an elected municipal council and an appointed administrator that meets on the first Thursday of every month.[3] The reeve of the RM is Stewart Mitchell while its administrator is Betty Johnson.[3] The RM's office is located in Battleford.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pre-packaged CSV files - CGN, Canada/Province/Territory (cgn_sk_csv_eng.zip)". Government of Canada. July 24, 2019. Retrieved May 23, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Rural Municipality Incorporations (Alphabetical)". Saskatchewan Ministry of Municipal Affairs. Archived from the original on April 21, 2011. Retrieved May 9, 2020.
  3. ^ a b c d "Municipality Details: RM of Battle River No. 438". Government of Saskatchewan. Retrieved May 21, 2020.
  4. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Saskatchewan)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved May 1, 2020.
  5. ^ "2019-2020 Rural Revenue Sharing Organized Hamlet Grant". Government of Saskatchewan. Retrieved May 4, 2020.[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ "Saskatchewan Census Population" (PDF). Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 24, 2015. Retrieved May 9, 2020.
  7. ^ "Saskatchewan Census Population". Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved May 9, 2020.
  8. ^ "Population and dwelling counts: Canada, provinces and territories, census divisions and census subdivisions (municipalities), Saskatchewan". Statistics Canada. February 9, 2022. Retrieved April 13, 2022.