Rural Municipality of Wood River No. 74

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Wood River No. 74
Wood River No. 74 is located in Saskatchewan
Wood River No. 74
Wood River No. 74
Location in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 49°39′00″N 106°35′52″W / 49.65000°N 106.59778°W / 49.65000; -106.59778Coordinates: 49°39′00″N 106°35′52″W / 49.65000°N 106.59778°W / 49.65000; -106.59778
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Rural Municipality December 9, 1912
Area
 • Land 838.45 km2 (323.73 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 387
 • Density 0.7/km2 (2/sq mi)
Time zone UTC (UTC-6)
This article is about the rural municipality in Canada. For other places with the same name, see Wood River (disambiguation).

Wood River No. 74 is a rural municipality of 422 rural residents (2006 census) in the southwestern part of Saskatchewan, Canada. The RM was incorporated December 9, 1912.[1] Other urban municipalities in the area include Lafleche, Melaval, and Woodrow.[2]

A rural municipality is an administrative district consisting of an elected reeve, councillors, 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[3]

Statistics[edit]

Canada census – Rural Municipality of Wood River No. 74 community profile
2006
Population: 387 (- 5% from 2001)
Land area: 838.45 km2 (323.73 sq mi)
Population density: 0.5/km2 (1.3/sq mi)
Median age: N/A (M: N/A, F: N/A)
Total private dwellings: 234
Median household income: $Not Available
References: 2006[4] earlier[5]

Area statistics[edit]

  • Lat 49.650000°
  • Long -106.597778°
  • Time zone (est) UTC-6

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 2007-12-26 
  2. ^ Saskatchewan Genealogy Association, retrieved 2007-12-26 
  3. ^ Sask Biz, Government of Saskatchewan (2004), Tecumseh No. 65, retrieved 2007-12-27 
  4. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  5. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 

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