Rural Municipality of Wolseley No. 155

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Location
50°25'12"N
103°10'12"W
Country
 Canada
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Description

The Rural Municipality of Wolseley No. 155 (2016 population: 372) is a rural municipality (RM) in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan within Census Division No. 5 and SARM Division No. 1. it is located in the southeast portion of the province.

History

The RM of Wolseley No. 155 incorporated as a rural municipality on December 13, 1909.

Geography

Wolf Creek flows through the RM. The narrowleaf water plantain (alisma gramineum}, tall larkspur (delphinium glaucum), and common butterwort (pinguicula vulgaris) are species of special concern in this area.

Communities and localities

The following urban municipalities are surrounded by the RM. TownsWolseleyThe following unincorporated communities are within the RM. LocalitiesAdair Ellisboro Falcon Grainer Summerberry, dissolved as a village, December 31, 1972

Demographics

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the RM of Wolseley No. 155 recorded a population of 372 living in 151 of its 178 total private dwellings, a -8.1% change from its 2011 population of 405. With a land area of 774.26 km2 (298.94 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.5/km2 (1.2/sq mi) in 2016.In the 2011 Census of Population, the RM of Wolseley No. 155 recorded a population of 405, a -7.5% change from its 2006 population of 438. With a land area of 774.26 km2 (298.94 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.5/km2 (1.4/sq mi) in 2011.

Government

The RM of Wolseley No. 155 is governed by an elected municipal council and an appointed administrator that meets on the third Monday of every month. The reeve of the RM is Bev Kenny while its administrator is Rose Zimmer. The RM's office is located in Wolseley.

Transportation

Highway 1 (the Trans-Canada Highway) bisects the RM.
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