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Rural Municipality of Edenwold No. 158

Edenwold No. 158, Saskatchewan is a rural municipality of 3,611 rural residents (2006 census) in the southeastern part of Saskatchewan, Canada on the Trans Canada Highway. The RM was incorporated December 9, 1912.[1] Other localities in the area include Balgonie, Copper Sand Trailer Park, Dreghorn, Edenwold, Emerald Park, Franksburg, Frankslake, Jameson,

Edenwold No. 158, Saskatchewan
Edenwold No. 158, Saskatchewan is located in Saskatchewan
Edenwold No. 158, Saskatchewan
Edenwold No. 158, Saskatchewan
Location in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 50°38′51″N 104°20′55″W / 50.6475°N 104.348611°W / 50.6475; -104.348611Coordinates: 50°38′51″N 104°20′55″W / 50.6475°N 104.348611°W / 50.6475; -104.348611
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Rural Municipality December 9, 1912
 • Total 882.67 km2 (340.80 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 3,611
 • Density 4.1/km2 (11/sq mi)
Time zone UTC (UTC-6)

Kathrintal Colony, Milaty, Pilot Butte, Poplar Park, Richardson, Seitzville, White City, and Zehner.[2][3] Austrian settlers to the area named it

'Eden' is German for the Garden of Eden, and 'wald' is forest.

— Edenwold No. 158[4]

[4] In this area, the Loggerhead Shrike (Lanius ludovicianus excubitorides) and Sprague's Pipit (Anthus spragueii)are both threatened species that are being watched by conservationists.[5]

A rural municipality is an administrative district consisting of an elected reeve, councilors, administrator who provide essential services within their area.

A person could work for the municipality and have his earnings put toward the taxes on his land; at one time, money collected in each Division stayed in that Division....The RM has as its responsibilities for many areas: agricultural programs and concerns in general; tax collections for needs of the municipality - road construction and maintenance; protective services - pest control, fire protection, weed control, environmental development, cultural and educational services; medical and veterinary needs and so forth.

— Tecumseh No. 65[6]



Canada census – Rural Municipality of Edenwold No. 158 community profile
Population: 3,611 (23.8% from 2001)
Land area: 882.67 km2 (340.80 sq mi)
Population density: 4.1/km2 (11/sq mi)
Median age: N/A (M: N/A, F: N/A)
Total private dwellings: 1,209
Median household income: $N/A
References: 2006[7] earlier[8]


The list of communities are within the municipalities borders.




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  1. ^ "MRD Municipal Status Information", Ministry of Municipal Affairs, Government of Saskatchewan, archived from the original on 2008-03-25, retrieved 2007-12-29 
  2. ^ "4706029 - Edenwold No. 158, geographical codes and localities ,2006", Statistics Canada, Government of Canada, archived from the original on 2011-07-06, retrieved 2007-12-29 
  3. ^ Saskatchewan Genealogy Association, retrieved 2007-12-29 
  4. ^ a b "Edenwold No. 158", Sask biz, Government of Saskatchewan, retrieved 2007-12-29 
  5. ^ "Saskatchewan Conservation Data Centre - Conservation Database". Saskatchewan Conservation Data Centre. 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-26. 
  6. ^ Sask Biz, Government of Saskatchewan (2004), Tecumseh No. 65, retrieved 2007-12-27 
  7. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  8. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Edenwold No. 158, Saskatchewan, Canada, North America". World Index. 2004. Retrieved 2007-12-26. 

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