Rural Municipality of Baildon No. 131

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50°11'27"N
105°31'15"W
Country
 Canada
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The Rural Municipality of Baildon No. 131 (2016 population: 620) is a rural municipality (RM) in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan within Census Division No. 7 and SARM Division No. 2. It is located in the south-central portion of the province south of Moose Jaw.

History

The RM of Baildon No. 131 incorporated as a rural municipality on December 9, 1912.

Geography

Communities and localities

The following communities are located in the RM. Archive Baildon Buttress Crestwynd Leakville Levuka Tilney

Demographics

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the RM of Baildon No. 131 recorded a population of 620 living in 201 of its 219 total private dwellings, a 4.4% change from its 2011 population of 594. With a land area of 846.21 km2 (326.72 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.7/km2 (1.9/sq mi) in 2016.In the 2011 Census of Population, the RM of Baildon No. 131 recorded a population of 594, a 8.4% change from its 2006 population of 548. With a land area of 846.21 km2 (326.72 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.7/km2 (1.8/sq mi) in 2011.

Attractions

Sukanen Ship Pioneer Village and MuseumThe Diefenbaker House is the childhood home of Prime Minister of Canada, John Diefenbaker-turned-museum located in the city of Prince Albert. The museum building was built in 1912 and purchased in 1947 by the Prime Minister of Canada, John Diefenbaker and his then wife Edna Diefenbaker. It was closed in 2001 and moved to the Sukanen Ship and Pioneer Museum in 2004.

Government

The RM of Baildon No. 131 is governed by an elected municipal council and an appointed administrator that meets on the second Wednesday of every month. The reeve of the RM is Charlene Loos while its administrator is Carol Bellefeuille. The RM's office is located in Moose Jaw.
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