Rural Municipality of Enniskillen No. 3

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Enniskillen No. 3
Location within Saskatchewan
Location within Saskatchewan
CountryCanada
ProvinceSaskatchewan
Federal ridingSouris--Moose Mountain
Provincial ridingCannington
Government
 • ReeveTrevor Walls[1]
 • Governing bodyRM Council
 • Office locationOxbow
Time zoneCST
Postal code
S0C 2B0
WebsiteMyRM

Enniskillen No. 3 is a rural municipality in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. It is located in southeastern Saskatchewan and is within SARM Division No. 1 and Census Division No. 1. Its population was 430 as of the 2006 Census. The southern boundary of the RM is the United States border, mostly with Burke County, but also a very short section with Renville County, both in North Dakota.

Enniskillen No. 3 (en iss KILL un)

Rural municipality headquartered at Oxbow. Sam McKnight came from Durham Co., Ontario, and served as chairman of the municipal organizing committee. He seems to have had his heart set on a northern Irish name, since his committee proposed Enniskillen, Derry, Antrim, Boyne, Alma, Fermangah and Waterloo. The government selected the first name on the list which honours Enniskillen (inis Ceithleann, "Ceithle's island"), the country town of Fermanagh, Northern Ireland.

Statistics[edit]

According to the Canada 2006 Census, Enniskillen No. 3 has a population of 430 people, a change of -10.0% from 2001. It has a total of 176 private dwellings, 163 of which are occupied by usual residents. It has an area of 834.78 square kilometres (322.31 sq mi) and a population density of 0.5 inhabitants per square kilometre (1.3/sq mi).[2]

Communities and localities[edit]

The following urban municipalities are surrounded by the Rural Municipality of Griffin No. 66:

Cities
  • none
Towns
Villages
Resort villages
  • none

The following hamlets are located within the Rural Municipality of Griffin No. 66:

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

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Canada, Government of Saskatchewan. "Municipality Details". www.mds.gov.sk.ca. Retrieved 2019-05-28.
  2. ^ "2006 Community Profiles - Enniskillen No. 3". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 3 October 2009.
  3. ^ SGS Sask Cemeteries by RM No.

Coordinates: 49°07′50″N 102°12′28″W / 49.13056°N 102.20778°W / 49.13056; -102.20778