Rural Municipality of Orkney No. 244

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Orkney No. 244
Rural Municipality of Orkney No. 244
SK RM 244 Orkney.svg
Location of the RM of Orkney No. 244 in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 51°14′38″N102°33′58″W / 51.244°N 102.566°W / 51.244; -102.566 Coordinates: 51°14′38″N102°33′58″W / 51.244°N 102.566°W / 51.244; -102.566 [1]
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Census division 9
SARM division 4
Formed [2] January 1, 1913
Government
[3]
   Reeve Randy Trost
  Governing bodyRM of Orkney No. 244 Council
  AdministratorClint Mauthe
  Office location Yorkton
Area
 (2016) [4]
  Land806.99 km2 (311.58 sq mi)
Population
 (2016) [4]
  Total1,875
  Density2.3/km2 (6/sq mi)
Time zone CST
  Summer (DST) CST
Area code(s) 306 and 639

The Rural Municipality of Orkney No. 244 (2016 population: 1,875) is a rural municipality (RM) in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan within Census Division No. 9 and SARM Division No. 4. It is located in the southeast portion of the province.

Contents

History

The RM of Orkney No. 244 incorporated as a rural municipality on January 1, 1913. [2]

Geography

Communities and localities

The following urban municipalities are surrounded by the RM.

Cities
Towns
Villages

The following unincorporated communities are within the RM.

Localities

Demographics

Population history
(1981–2016)
YearPop.±%
19812,254    
19862,094−7.1%
19911,899−9.3%
1996 1,810−4.7%
2001 1,728−4.5%
2006 1,721−0.4%
2011 1,860+8.1%
2016 1,875+0.8%
Source: Statistics Canada via Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics [5] [6]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the RM of Orkney No. 244 recorded a population of 1,875 living in 734 of its 796 total private dwellings, a

In the 2011 Census of Population, the RM of Orkney No. 244 recorded a population of 1,860, a

Government

The RM of Orkney No. 244 is governed by an elected municipal council and an appointed administrator that meets on the second Thursday of every month. [3] The reeve of the RM is Randy Trost while its administrator is Clint Mauthe. [3] The RM's office is located in Yorkton. [3]

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