Rural Municipality of Spalding No. 368

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Spalding No. 368 (2006 Population 425) is a rural municipality, established in 1912, in Saskatchewan, Canada, encompassing 811.47 square kilometers in area. The rural municipality was originally called the Rural Municipality of Iron Spring. The rural municipality has within its boundaries the incorporated communities of Spalding, that is also home to the municipality offices.[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. The economy of the rural municipality is predominantly agricultural.[2]

Heritage properties[edit]

St. Michael's Anglican Church (dedicated on May 17, 1909) and its associated cemetery, is located 20 kilometres south-east of Daphne within the rural municipality. The church was in active service until 1943.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Rural Municipality of Spalding No. 368 community profile
2011 2006
Population: 447 (-5.2% from 2006) 425 (-30.6% from 2001)
Land area: 811.47 km2 (313.31 sq mi) 811.47 km2 (313.31 sq mi)
Population density: 0.6/km2 (1.6/sq mi) 0.5/km2 (1.3/sq mi)
Median age: 47.8 (M: 48.0, F: 47.6) 46.9 (M: 47.4, F: 46.4)
Total private dwellings: 202 214
Median household income: $50,805
References: 2011[4] 2006[5] earlier[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Saskatchewan Municipal Database
  2. ^ Sask Biz
  3. ^ Heritage Property - St. Michael's Anglican Church
  4. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  5. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  6. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 

Coordinates: 52°18′08″N 104°23′13″W / 52.30222°N 104.38694°W / 52.30222; -104.38694