Rural Municipality of Surprise Valley No. 9

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Surprise Valley No. 9
Location within Saskatchewan
Location within Saskatchewan
Federal ridingSouris--Moose Mountain
Provincial ridingWeyburn-Big Muddy
 • ReeveHerb Axten[1]
 • Governing bodyRM Council
 • Office locationMinton
 • Total217
Time zoneCST
Postal code
S0C 1T0

Surprise Valley No. 9 is a rural municipality in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. It is located in southeastern Saskatchewan and is within SARM Division No. 2 and Census Division No. 2. Its population was 217 as of the 2016 Census. The southern boundary of the RM is the United States border with Sheridan County, Montana.


According to the Canada 2006 Census, Surprise Valley No. 9 has a population of 199 people, a change of -7.4% from 2001. It has a total of 91 private dwellings, 78 of which are occupied by usual residents. It has an area of 813.38 square kilometres (314.05 sq mi) and a population density of 0.2 inhabitants per square kilometre (0.52/sq mi).[2]


The following urban municipalities are surrounded by the Rural Municipality of Surprise Valley No. 9:

  • none
  • none
Resort villages
  • none

The following unincorporated communities are located within the Rural Municipality of Surprise Valley No. 9:

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

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Government of Saskatchewan. "Municipal Directory System". Retrieved 2019-05-28.
  2. ^ "2006 Community Profiles - Surprise Valley No. 9". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 24 October 2009.
  3. ^ SGS Sask Cemeteries by RM No.

Coordinates: 49°07′50″N 104°37′17″W / 49.13056°N 104.62139°W / 49.13056; -104.62139