Rural Municipality of Monet No. 257
|Monet No. 257|
|• Total||1,591.75 km2 (614.58 sq mi)|
|• Density||0.30/km2 (0.78/sq mi)|
Monet No. 257 (2006 Population 479) is a rural municipality in south-eastern Saskatchewan, Canada encompassing 1,591.75 square kilometers in area. The seat of the municipality is in Elrose. 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.
In 2006, the Monet No. 257 had a population of 479 in 162 dwellings, a -15.1% decrease from 2001. On a surface of 1,591.75 km² it has a density of 0.3 inhabitants/km².
The following communities are located in this municipality:
- Elrose - Seat of municipality
- Saskatchewan Highway 4
- Saskatchewan Highway 44
- Saskatchewan Highway 664
- Saskatchewan Highway 751
- Saskatchewan Highway 752
- Canadian National Railway
There is one historical site, a regional parks, and a museum located within the rural municipality:
- Hughton Medicine Wheel, in Hughton: an archeological site consisting of a central cairn, radiating walkways.
- Elrose Brick School Museum
- Elrose Regional Park
- Municipal Affairs: Monet No. 257
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