The Rural Municipality of Maple Bush No. 224 (2016 population: 192) 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 southwest portion of the province.
The RM of Maple Bush No. 224 incorporated as a rural municipality on December 13, 1909.
The RM is adjacent to Lake Diefenbaker and is home to Douglas Provincial Park.
Communities and localities
The following urban municipalities are surrounded by the RM.
RiverhurstResort villagesMistusinneThe following unincorporated communities are within the RM.
Lawson, dissolved as a village, December 31, 1985
In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the RM of Maple Bush No. 224 recorded a population of 192 living in 82 of its 164 total private dwellings, a 15% change from its 2011 population of 167. With a land area of 811.95 km2 (313.50 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.2/km2 (0.6/sq mi) in 2016.In the 2011 Census of Population, the RM of Maple Bush No. 224 recorded a population of 167, a -10.2% change from its 2006 population of 186. With a land area of 811.95 km2 (313.50 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.2/km2 (0.5/sq mi) in 2011.
Douglas Provincial Park
Palliser Regional Park
Qu'Appelle River Dam
The RM of Maple Bush No. 224 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 Maurice Bartzen while its administrator is JoAnne 'Rene' Wandler. The RM's office is located in Riverhurst.