Situated 248 km northwest from Saskatoon, the RM of Manitou Lake No. 442 features a strong community with a population of 573 and a population density of 0.7/km². The RM hosts the village of Marsden and the localities of Artland and Unwin. The lakes and creeks in the area include Manitou Lake, Wells Lake, Reflex Lakes, Battle River, and Eyehill Creek. Attractions in the area include Big Manitou Regional Park and the Manitou Sand Hills.