Rural Municipality of Vanscoy No. 345

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Vanscoy No. 345
Rural municipality
Vanscoy No. 345 is located in Saskatchewan
Vanscoy No. 345
Vanscoy No. 345
Coordinates: 51°56′47″N 106°51′10″W / 51.94639°N 106.85278°W / 51.94639; -106.85278Coordinates: 51°56′47″N 106°51′10″W / 51.94639°N 106.85278°W / 51.94639; -106.85278
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Area
 • Land 866.68 km2 (334.63 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 2,629
 • Density 3.0/km2 (8/sq mi)

The Rural Municipality of Vanscoy No. 345, Saskatchewan is located southwest of the city of Saskatoon, Canada. It was established December 13, 1909. Before 1935 it was known as the Rural Municipality of Richland Number 345 and then was absorbed into Loganton on October 16, 1909 and into Vanscoy on April 16, 1934.[1] Vanscoy is served by the Vanscoy Police Service which consists of one officer and is in partnership with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

Boundaries[edit]

The boundaries of the Rural Municipality extend to the north and northwest by the Rural Municipality of Corman Park No. 344, to the west side of the South Saskatchewan River, to the south by the Rural Municipality of Montrose No. 315, and to the west by the Rural Municipality of Perdue No. 346. To the north used to be the Rural Municipality of Park #375 which was disorganised on December 31, 1969. The area was assumed by the Rural Municipality of Corman Park.

Population[edit]

As of the census in 2001, there were 2,617 people living in the RM of Vanscoy. It is part of the Saskatoon Regional Health Authority.

Statistics[edit]

Canada census – Rural Municipality of Vanscoy No. 345 community profile
2006
Population: 2,629 (0.5% from 2001)
Land area: 866.68 km2 (334.63 sq mi)
Population density: 3.0/km2 (7.8/sq mi)
Median age: 43.2 (M: 43.4, F: 42.9)
Total private dwellings: 1,079
Median household income: $69,493
References: 2006[2] earlier[3]

Government[edit]

All rural municipalities have elected councils, along with an elected head called a reeve. The reeve of the RM of Vanscoy is Floyd Chapple. There are six councillors:

  • Ron Stevens
  • George Kool
  • Leonard Junop
  • Daryl Jorgenson
  • Orest Michalowski
  • Harvey Pippin

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Urban communities[edit]

Saskatchewan railways and railway stations[edit]

(historic or current)

  • CNR Saskatoon Calgary Branch—serves Saskatoon, Hawker, Vanscoy, Delisle, Laura, Tessier
  • Delisle - Elrose Branch CNR—serves Saskatoon, Delisle Birdview, Swanson, Ardath, Conquest.

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Saskatchewan highways and roads[edit]

For more information see also List of Saskatchewan provincial highways
For more information see also List of Saskatchewan provincial roads

See also[edit]

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