Rural Municipality of Fillmore No. 96

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Location
49°54'14"N
103°25'37"W
Country
 Canada
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Description

The Rural Municipality of Fillmore No. 96 (2016 population: 223) is a rural municipality (RM) in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan within Census Division No. 2 and SARM Division No. 1. It is located in the south-east portion of the province along Highway 33.

History

The RM of Fillmore No. 96 incorporated as a rural municipality on December 13, 1909. It was previously Local Improvement District No. 6–E–2.

Geography

Communities and localities

The following urban municipalities are surrounded by the RM. VillagesCreelman Fillmore OsageThe following unincorporated communities are within the RM. LocalitiesHuronville

Osage Wildlife Refuge

Osage Wildlife Refuge is a wildlife conservation area in the RM of Fillmore, about 3 miles south-east of Osage along Highway 33. It is on the south side of the highway at 49°56′0″N, 103°33′2″W.

Demographics

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the RM of Fillmore No. 96 recorded a population of 223 living in 98 of its 119 total private dwellings, a -12.5% change from its 2011 population of 255. With a land area of 828.33 km2 (319.82 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.3/km2 (0.7/sq mi) in 2016.In the 2011 Census of Population, the RM of Fillmore No. 96 recorded a population of 255, a -0.4% change from its 2006 population of 256. With a land area of 828.33 km2 (319.82 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.3/km2 (0.8/sq mi) in 2011.

Government

The RM of Fillmore No. 96 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 Russell Leguee while its administrator is Vernna Wiggins. The RM's office is located in Fillmore.

Transportation

RailSouris-Arcola-Regina Section Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) —serves Stoughton, Heward, Creelman, Fillmore, Osage, Tyvan, Francis, and SedleyRoadsHighway 33—serves Fillmore and Village of Osage Highway 606—serves Fillmore Highway 711—serves the Village of Osage Highway 619—serves the Village of Osage
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