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Manitoba Municipalities: Altona

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This municipality is said to be named for a community in Germany that means “old fertile plain.”

Present Status

Town of Altona (24 October 1956)

Incorporation History

Village of Altona (31 December 1945)

Adjoining Municipalities

Rhineland

Land Area (square km)

9.39

Population

Year

Total

1946

1065

1951

1438

1956

1698

1961

2026

1966

2129

1971

2122

1976

2480

1981

2757

1986

2958

1991

3060

1996

3318

2001

3434

2006

3709

2011

4088

Mayors

Term

Mayor

1946-1949

Heinrich “Henry” H. Hamm (1877-1962)

1950-1951

Edward H. Epp

1952-1953

R. C. Friesen

1954-1955

John G. Lohrenz

1956-1963

Isbrand Rempel

1964-1969

William Braun

1970-1975

David K. Friesen (1910-1991)

1976-1986

Dick Penner

1987-1995

Art K. Dyck

1996-1998

Albert Schmidt

1999-2001

Edward R. Klassen

2002-?

Melvin Klassen

Memorable Manitobans

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Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 December 2014

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