Rural Municipality of Elmsthorpe No. 100
Elmsthorpe No. 100
Location within Saskatchewan
|Federal riding||Moose Jaw—Lake Centre—Lanigan|
|Established||December 12, 1910|
|• Reeve||Ken Miller|
|• Governing body||RM Council|
|• Office location||Avonlea|
Elmsthorpe No. 100 (2006 Population 258) is a rural municipality in south-eastern Saskatchewan, Canada encompassing 843.12 square kilometers in area. The rural municipality maintains its office in Avonlea, Saskatchewan. The communities of Truax, Claybank are within the rural municipality. 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. The Claybank Brick Plant (a national historic site) is located within the rural municipality. Agriculture is the major industry in the rural municipality.
|Canada census – Rural Municipality of Elmsthorpe No. 100 community profile|
|Population:||258 (-19.4% from 2001)|
|Land area:||843.12 km2 (325.53 sq mi)|
|Population density:||0.3/km2 (0.78/sq mi)|
|Median age:||46.1 (M: 46.6, F: 44.8)|
|Total private dwellings:||109|
|Median household income:||$48,585|
|References: 2006 earlier|
The following urban municipalities are surrounded by the Rural Municipality of Elmsthorpe No. 100:
- Avonlea, (seat of municipality)
The following unincorporated communities are located within the Rural Municipality of Elmsthorpe No. 100:
There are four historical building located within the rural municipality:
- Claybank Brick Plant - Constructed in 1912 - 1914, and located within the hamlet of Claybank the plant is now a historic site. The plant previously operated under the name Saskatchewan Clay Products; Dominion Fire Brick and Pottery Company; Dominion Fire Brick and Clay Products Ltd.; A.P. Green Refectories Ltd.
- Crystal Hill School (now called the Crystal Hill Community Centre) - Constructed in 1930 as a one room school the building served as a school from 1930 until 1954. The building is based on a Waterman-Waterbury Company design.
- Saskatchewan Wheat Pool Elevator #292 - Constructed in 1964, and located within the hamlet of Truax.
- St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church - Constructed in 1928, and located within the hamlet of Claybank.
- Government of Saskatchewan. "Municipal Directory System". Retrieved 2019-05-28.
- Saskatchewan Municipal Database
- Sask Biz
- "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2009-02-24.
- "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
- "Restructured Villages". Saskatchewan Ministry of Municipal Affairs. Archived from the original on March 25, 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-10.
- Claybank Brick Plant
- Crystal Hill School
- Saskatchewan Wheat Pool Elevator #292
- St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church
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