Rural Municipality of Tullymet No. 216

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Tullymet No. 216 (2006 Population 245) is a rural municipality in Saskatchewan, Canada encompassing 562.99 square kilometers in area. The rural municipality maintains its office in Melville, Saskatchewan.[1] 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.

Statistics[edit]

Canada census – Rural Municipality of Tullymet No. 216 community profile
2006
Population: 245 (-8.6%% from 2001)
Land area: 562.99 km2 (217.37 sq mi)
Population density: 0.4/km2 (1.0/sq mi)
Median age: 46.4 (M: 46.0, F: 47.2)
Total private dwellings: 116
Median household income: $N/A
References: 2006[2] earlier[3]

Heritage Properties[edit]

There are three historical site located within the rural municipality:

  • File Hills Post Office\Thompson Farm - Constructed in 1900, the site is located five kilometres south of the Town of Ituna.[4]
  • Jewish Cemetery (also called the Lipton Jewish Cemetery) - Established in 1902, the cemetery is the resting place for early Jewish Romania immigrants.[5]
  • Tullymet Yard (also called the Robertson Homestead; Tullymet Post Office; RM of Tullymet No. 216 Office) - Now used as a maintenance yard by the municipality, the yard was originally the Robertson Homestead when it was constructed from 1907 to 1937.[6]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 50°58′11″N 103°26′56″W / 50.96972°N 103.44889°W / 50.96972; -103.44889