Rural Municipality of Elmsthorpe No. 100

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Elmsthorpe No. 100
Location within Saskatchewan
Location within Saskatchewan
CountryCanada
ProvinceSaskatchewan
Federal ridingMoose Jaw—Lake Centre—Lanigan
Provincial ridingLumsden-Morse
Weyburn-Big Muddy
EstablishedDecember 12, 1910
Government
 • ReeveKen Miller[1]
 • Governing bodyRM Council
 • Office locationAvonlea
Population
 (2016)
 • Total226
Time zoneCST
Postal code
S0H 0C0
WebsiteMyRM

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.[2] 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.[3]

Statistics[edit]

Canada census – Rural Municipality of Elmsthorpe No. 100 community profile
2006
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[4] earlier[5]

Communities[edit]

The following urban municipalities are surrounded by the Rural Municipality of Elmsthorpe No. 100:

Cities
  • none
Towns
  • none
Villages
Resort villages
  • none

The following unincorporated communities are located within the Rural Municipality of Elmsthorpe No. 100:

Hamlets
  • none
special service areas
  • none
Organized hamlet
Unincorporated hamlets

Heritage Properties[edit]

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.[7]
  • 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.[8]
  • Saskatchewan Wheat Pool Elevator #292 - Constructed in 1964, and located within the hamlet of Truax.[9]
  • St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church - Constructed in 1928, and located within the hamlet of Claybank.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Government of Saskatchewan. "Municipal Directory System". Retrieved 2019-05-28.
  2. ^ Saskatchewan Municipal Database
  3. ^ Sask Biz
  4. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2009-02-24.
  5. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  6. ^ "Restructured Villages". Saskatchewan Ministry of Municipal Affairs. Archived from the original on March 25, 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-10.
  7. ^ Claybank Brick Plant
  8. ^ Crystal Hill School
  9. ^ Saskatchewan Wheat Pool Elevator #292
  10. ^ St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church

Coordinates: 49°53′32″N 105°01′31″W / 49.89222°N 105.02528°W / 49.89222; -105.02528