Rural Municipality of Excel No. 71

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Excel No. 71
Location within Saskatchewan
Location within Saskatchewan
CountryCanada
ProvinceSaskatchewan
Federal ridingSouris—Moose Mountain
Provincial ridingWood River
EstablishedJanuary 1, 1913
Government
 • ReeveArnold Montgomery[1]
 • Governing bodyRM Council
 • Office locationViceroy
Population
 (2016)
 • Total391
Time zoneCST
Postal code
S0H 4H0
WebsiteMyRM
Wheat Stook Viceroy.

Excel No. 71 (2006 population 466) is a rural municipality in south-central Saskatchewan, Canada encompassing 1,122.02 square kilometres (433.21 sq mi) in area. The rural municipality maintains its office in Viceroy, Saskatchewan.[2] 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 municipality was incorporated in 1913.[3]

Statistics[edit]

Canada census – Rural Municipality of Excel No. 71 community profile
2006
Population: 466 (-9.9% from 2001)
Land area: 1,122.02 km2 (433.21 sq mi)
Population density: 0.4/km2 (1.0/sq mi)
Median age: 42.7 (M: 45.6, F: 40.9)
Total private dwellings: 206
Median household income: $29,786
References: 2006[4] earlier[5]

Communities[edit]

The municipality includes the communities of:

Hamlets

Transportation[edit]

The Red Coat & Rail Ltd. operates a short-line railway through the rural municipality. Primarily used for the transport of agricultural products.[6]

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. ^ Sask Biz

Coordinates: 49°36′19″N 105°26′39″W / 49.60528°N 105.44417°W / 49.60528; -105.44417