Rural Municipality of Golden West No. 95

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Location
49°55'37"N
103°01'30"W
Country
 Canada
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Description

The Rural Municipality of Golden West No. 95 (2016 population: 291) is a rural municipality (RM) in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan within Census Division No. 1 and SARM Division No. 1. It is located in the southeast portion of the province.

History

The RM of Golden West No. 95 incorporated as a rural municipality on December 13, 1909.

Government

Communities and localities

The following unincorporated communities are within the RM. Organized hamletsCorningLocalitiesGapview HandsworthThe Ocean Man First Nation is also adjacent to the RM

Demographics

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the RM of Golden West No. 95 recorded a population of 291 living in 124 of its 138 total private dwellings, a -7.6% change from its 2011 population of 315. With a land area of 790.72 km2 (305.30 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.4/km2 (1.0/sq mi) in 2016.In the 2011 Census of Population, the RM of Golden West No. 95 recorded a population of 315, a -2.2% change from its 2006 population of 322. With a land area of 790.13 km2 (305.07 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.4/km2 (1.0/sq mi) in 2011.

Economy

The RM's major industry is agriculture.

Government

The RM of Golden West No. 95 is governed by an elected municipal council and an appointed administrator that meets on the second Thursday of every month. The reeve of the RM is Kurt Corscadden while its administrator is Edward Mish. The RM's office is located in Corning.

Transportation

Saskatchewan Highway 47 Saskatchewan Highway 616 Saskatchewan Highway 701 Saskatchewan Highway 711 Canadian Pacific Railway (abandoned)
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