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The Rural Municipality is located in Townships 4, 5, and 6 Ranges 22, 23, 24, 25 and 26 West of the Second Meridian.
We are off of Highway No. 13 approximately 64 miles east of Assiniboia, Saskatchewan and 64 miles west of Weyburn, Saskatchewan.
Maps are available upon request at a cost of $12.00 per map or $15.00 mailed out in Canada.
The Town of Bengough is situated right in the middle of the RM and has many amenities.
The land area covered is 1036.91 Square Kilometers (Statistics Canada).
The average sale value of land within the municipality is below Provincial average. One quarter of pasture land sells for approximately $18,000.00, while cultivated (arable) land sells for $20,000.00 to a high of $35,000.00 per quarter. Houses are not taxable on farm land provided the land owner has an assessment greater then the assessment of the house
RM of Bengough No. 40 Profile
According to the 2006 Census the population of the Rural Municipality of Bengough No. 40 is 337.
The Municipal Mill rate is 12 mills. We have a current taxable assessment of 23,096,490.
There are two school divisions within the Municipality, they are the Prairie South School Division No. 210 and the South East Cornerstone School Division No. 209. Each School Division has the authority to set its own mill rate. For 2008 the Prairie South School Division No. 210 is 24.8 mills and the South East Cornerstone School Division No. 209 is 23 mills.
The main industry of the Municipality is Agriculture, however there is a large coal mine located at the south western tip of our land base.
The area has provoked recent gas and oil exploration which proves more expansion.
We are considered a high tourism area, as we are the "Gateway to the Big Muddy Valley". This valley has great historical significance, and stories have been traced back to Sitting Bull and the Reil Rebellion. Dinosaurs, caves, coal mines, Buffalo Gap, Castle Butte, and Indian Rings are but a few sites to explore.