Rural Municipality of Kellross No. 247

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51°15'03"N
103°53'34"W
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The Rural Municipality of Kellross No. 247 (2016 population: 305) is a rural municipality (RM) in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan within Census Division No. 10 and SARM Division No. 4.

History

The RM of Kellross No. 247 incorporated as a rural municipality on December 13, 1909. Its name is a blend of Kelliher and Leross.

Geography

Communities and localities

The following urban municipalities are surrounded by the RM. VillagesKelliher Leross LestockThe following unincorporated communities are within the RM. LocalitiesEnid McDonald Hills

Demographics

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the RM of Kellross No. 247 recorded a population of 305 living in 138 of its 160 total private dwellings, a -15.7% change from its 2011 population of 362. With a land area of 834.09 km2 (322.04 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.4/km2 (0.9/sq mi) in 2016.In the 2011 Census of Population, the RM of Kellross No. 247 recorded a population of 362, a -7.2% change from its 2006 population of 390. With a land area of 834.09 km2 (322.04 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.4/km2 (1.1/sq mi) in 2011.

Attractions

Kelliher & District Museum Kellross Heritage Museum Touchwood Hills Post Provincial Historic Park

Government

The RM of Kellross No. 247 is governed by an elected municipal council and an appointed administrator that meets on the seventh day of the month of every month. The reeve of the RM is John Olinik while its administrator is Edith Goddard. The RM's office is located in Leross.

Transportation

Saskatchewan Highway 15 Saskatchewan Highway 35 Saskatchewan Highway 639 Saskatchewan Highway 731 Canadian National Railway
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