Rural Municipality of Wolseley No. 155

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Wolseley No. 155
Rural Municipality
Grain elevators in Wolseley.
Grain elevators in Wolseley.
Rural Municipality of Wolseley No. 155 is located in Saskatchewan
Rural Municipality of Wolseley No. 155
Location of Wolseley No. 155 in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 50°25′N 103°10′W / 50.42°N 103.17°W / 50.42; -103.17Coordinates: 50°25′N 103°10′W / 50.42°N 103.17°W / 50.42; -103.17
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Region Southeast
Census division 5
Incorporated December 13, 1909
Government
 • Governing body Wolseley No. 155 Council
 • Municipal seat Wolseley
Area
 • Land 774.26 km2 (298.94 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 438
 • Density 0.6/km2 (2/sq mi)
Time zone UTC (UTC-6)
Area code(s) 306
Website mds.gov.sk.ca

Wolseley No. 155, Saskatchewan is a rural municipality of 438 rural residents (2006 census) in the southeastern region of Saskatchewan, Canada. The residents are also a part of SARM Division No. 1, Yorkton—Melville Economic Region and Census Division No. 5, Saskatchewan. The RM was incorporated December 13, 1909.[1] Other localities in the area include Adair, Ellisboro, Falcon, Grainer, and Summerberry.[2] The town of Wolseley in this area has its own municipal government.[3] The Trans Canada Highway intersects this RM. Wolf Creek flows through this area.[4] Narrow-leaved Water Plantain {Alisma gramineum }, Tall Larkspur (Delphinium glaucum ), Common Butterwort (Pinguicula vulgaris) are species of special concern 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 Wolseley No. 155 community profile
2006
Population: 438 (-7.4% from 2001)
Land area: 774.26 km2 (298.94 sq mi)
Population density: 0.6/km2 (1.6/sq mi)
Median age: N/A (M: N/A, F: N/A)
Total private dwellings: 169
Median household income: $N/A
References: 2006[7] earlier[8]

Communities[edit]

The following is a list of communities within the municipality.

Towns

Organized Hamlets

  • Summerberry, dissolved as a village, December 31, 1972.

Hamlets

See also[edit]

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. ^ "4705027 - Wolseley No. 155, geographical codes and localities, 2006", Statistics Canada, Government of Canada, retrieved 2007-12-29 
  3. ^ Saskatchewan Genealogy Association, retrieved 2007-12-29 
  4. ^ "Wolseley", 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. 

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