Rural Municipality of Silverwood No. 123

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Silverwood No. 123, Saskatchewan
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Silverwood No. 123, Saskatchewan is located in Saskatchewan
Silverwood No. 123, Saskatchewan
Silverwood No. 123, Saskatchewan
Location in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 50°10′43″N 102°11′46″W / 50.17861°N 102.19611°W / 50.17861; -102.19611Coordinates: 50°10′43″N 102°11′46″W / 50.17861°N 102.19611°W / 50.17861; -102.19611
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Rural Municipality October 31, 1911
Area
 • Total 844.61 km2 (326.11 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 449
 • Density 0.5/km2 (1/sq mi)
Time zone UTC (UTC-6)
This article is about the rural municipality in Canada. For other places with the same name, see Silverwood.

Silverwood No. 123, Saskatchewan is a rural municipality of 164 rural residents (2006 census) in the southeastern part of Saskatchewan, Canada. The RM was incorporated October 31, 1911.[1] There are no localities in this area.[2] Historically, other localities in the area include Fairmede, St. Hubert, Vandura and Langbank.[3] The RM is located south of the Transcanada Highway.[4] The Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias), a species of special concern, makes its home in this area.[5]

A rural municipality is an administrative district consisting of an elected reeve, councilors, administrator who provide essential services within their area.

A person could work for the municipality and have his earnings put toward the taxes on his land; at one time, money collected in each Division stayed in that Division....The RM has as its responsibilities for many areas: agricultural programs and concerns in general; tax collections for needs of the municipality - road construction and maintenance; protective services - pest control, fire protection, weed control, environmental development, cultural and educational services; medical and veterinary needs and so forth. — Tecumseh No. 65[6]

Statistics[edit]

Canada census – Rural Municipality of Silverwood No. 123 community profile
2006
Population: 449 (-12.1% from 2001)
Land area: 844.61 km2 (326.11 sq mi)
Population density: 0.5/km2 (1.3/sq mi)
Median age: N/A (M: N/A, F: N/A)
Total private dwellings: 190
Median household income: $N/A
References: 2006[7] earlier[8]

Area statistics[edit]

  • Lat 50.178611°
  • Long -102.196111°
  • Time zone (est) UTC-6[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MRD Municipal Status Information", Ministry of Municipal Affairs, Government of Saskatchewan, archived from the original (– Scholar search) on 2008-03-25, retrieved 2007-12-29 
  2. ^ "4705011 - Silverwood No. 123, geographical codes and localities, 2006", Statistics Canada, Government of Canada, retrieved 2007-12-29 
  3. ^ Saskatchewan Genealogy Association, retrieved 2007-12-29 
  4. ^ "Silverwood No. 123", Sask biz, Government of Saskatchewan, retrieved 2007-12-29 
  5. ^ "Saskatchewan Conservation Data Centre - Conservation Database". Saskatchewan Conservation Data Centre. 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-26. 
  6. ^ Sask Biz, Government of Saskatchewan (2004), Tecumseh No. 65, retrieved 2007-12-27 
  7. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  8. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Silverwood No. 123, Saskatchewan, Canada, North America". World Index. Rumbletum.org. 2004. Retrieved 2007-12-26. 

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