Rural Municipality of Chesterfield No. 261

The Rural Municipality of Chesterfield No. 261 (2016 population: 481) is a rural municipality (RM) in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan within Census Division No. 8 and SARM Division No. 3.

Chesterfield No. 261
Rural Municipality of Chesterfield No. 261
Location of the RM of Chesterfield No. 261 in Saskatchewan
Location of the RM of Chesterfield No. 261 in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 51°01′01″N 109°39′47″W / 51.017°N 109.663°W / 51.017; -109.663Coordinates: 51°01′01″N 109°39′47″W / 51.017°N 109.663°W / 51.017; -109.663[1]
CountryCanada
ProvinceSaskatchewan
Census division8
SARM division3
Formed[2]December 9, 1912
Government
 • ReeveKarrie Derouin
 • Governing bodyRM of Chesterfield No. 261 Council
 • AdministratorTosha McCubbing
 • Office locationEatonia
Area
 (2016)[4]
 • Land1,943.29 km2 (750.31 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[4]
 • Total481
 • Density0.2/km2 (0.5/sq mi)
Time zoneCST
 • Summer (DST)CST
Area code(s)306 and 639

HistoryEdit

The RM of Chesterfield No. 261 incorporated as a rural municipality on December 9, 1912.[2]

GeographyEdit

Communities and localitiesEdit

The following urban municipalities are surrounded by the RM.

Towns


Villages

The following unincorporated communities are within the RM.

Organized hamlets
Localities

DemographicsEdit

Population history
(1981–2016)
YearPop.±%
1981656—    
1986638−2.7%
1991646+1.3%
1996598−7.4%
2001532−11.0%
2006475−10.7%
2011480+1.1%
2016481+0.2%
Source: Statistics Canada via Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics[5][6]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the RM of Chesterfield No. 261 recorded a population of 481 living in 147 of its 165 total private dwellings, a 0.2% change from its 2011 population of 480. With a land area of 1,943.29 km2 (750.31 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.2/km2 (0.6/sq mi) in 2016.[4]

In the 2011 Census of Population, the RM of Chesterfield No. 261 recorded a population of 480, a -1% change from its 2006 population of 485. With a land area of 1,943.5 km2 (750.4 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.2/km2 (0.6/sq mi) in 2011.[7]

AttractionsEdit

GovernmentEdit

The RM of Chesterfield No. 261 is governed by an elected municipal council and an appointed administrator that meets on the second Tuesday of every month.[3] The reeve of the RM is Karrie Derouin while its administrator is Tosha McCubbing.[3] The RM's office is located in Eatonia.[3]

TransportationEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pre-packaged CSV files - CGN, Canada/Province/Territory (cgn_sk_csv_eng.zip)". Government of Canada. July 24, 2019. Retrieved May 23, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Rural Municipality Incorporations (Alphabetical)". Saskatchewan Ministry of Municipal Affairs. Archived from the original on April 21, 2011. Retrieved May 9, 2020.
  3. ^ a b c d "Municipality Details: RM of Chesterfield No. 261". Government of Saskatchewan. Retrieved May 21, 2020.
  4. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Saskatchewan)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved May 1, 2020.
  5. ^ "Saskatchewan Census Population" (PDF). Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 24, 2015. Retrieved May 9, 2020.
  6. ^ "Saskatchewan Census Population". Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved May 9, 2020.
  7. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Saskatchewan)". Statistics Canada. June 3, 2019. Retrieved May 1, 2020.
  8. ^ Acadia Valley Elevator Museum