Settled 299 km northwest from Saskatoon, the RM of Frenchman Butte No. 501 features a strong community with a population of 1,494 and a population density of 0.8/km². The RM is home to the town of St. Walburg, the village of Paradise Hill, the hamlet of Frenchman Butte, and the localities of Fort Pitt, Harlan, and Onion Lake. The RM also surrounds the Seekaskootch First Nation Reserve No. 199 and borders Makaoo 120.