Rural Municipality of McKillop No. 220

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50°55'36"N
105°05'07"W
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Description

The Rural Municipality of McKillop No. 220 (2016 population: 732) is a rural municipality (RM) in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan within Census Division No. 6 and SARM Division No. 2.

History

The RM of Strassburg No. 220 was originally incorporated as a rural municipality on December 13, 1909. Its name was changed to the RM of McKillop No. 220 on July 15, 1919.

Geography

The RM is adjacent to Last Mountain Lake.

Communities and localities

The following urban municipalities are surrounded by the RM. TownsStrasbourgVillagesBulyeaResort villagesGlen Harbour Island View Pelican Pointe Saskatchewan Beach Sunset CoveThe following unincorporated communities are within the RM. Organized hamletsAlta Vista Colesdale Park Collingwood Lakeshore Estates MacPheat Park Mohr's Beach North Colesdale Park Sorensen Beach Spring Bay Uhl's Bay

Demographics

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the RM of McKillop No. 220 recorded a population of 732 living in 320 of its 617 total private dwellings, a 27.3% change from its 2011 population of 575. With a land area of 668.44 km2 (258.09 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.1/km2 (2.8/sq mi) in 2016.In the 2011 Census of Population, the RM of McKillop No. 220 recorded a population of 575, a 1.6% change from its 2006 population of 566. With a land area of 668.44 km2 (258.09 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.9/km2 (2.2/sq mi) in 2011.

Government

The RM of McKillop No. 220 is governed by an elected municipal council and an appointed administrator that meets on the second Monday of every month. The reeve of the RM is Bob Schmidt while its administrator is Brandi Morissette. The RM's office is located in Bulyea.

Transportation

RailBulyea Branch C.P.R.—serves Saskatchewan Beach, Silton, Gibbs, Bulyea, Brandon-Virden-Saskatoon Section C.P.R.—serves Markinch, Southey, Earl Grey, Bulyea, Strasbourg, Duval, Cymric, Govan.RoadsHighway 20—serves Bulyea, Saskatchewan Highway 322—serves Silton, Saskatchewan
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