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Manitoba Communities: Armstrong (Rural Municipality)

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This municipality is named for Gladstone physician James William Armstrong (1860-1928) who served as an MLA from 1914 to 1922 and, during his term, was Provincial Secretary and Municipal Commissioner.

Present Status

Rural Municipality of Armstrong (1 January 1997)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Armstrong (See The “Disorganized” Municipalities of Manitoba.)
Local Government District of Armstrong (1 January 1945)

Adjoining Municipalities

Bifrost, Coldwell, Eriksdale, Fisher, Gimli, Rockwood, St. Andrews, St. Laurent, Woodlands

Constituent Communities

Chatfield, Fraserwood, Inwood, Malonton, Meleb, Narcisse, Neveton, Rembrandt, Sandridge, Silver

Land Area (square km)

1864.96

Population

Year

Total

1951

3766

1956

3458

1961

2907

1966

2624

1971

2298

1976

2024

1981

1957

1986

2039

1991

1888

1996

1866

2001

1905

2006

1919

2011

1835

2016

1792

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1960-1975

Alexander B. Martin [Administrator]

1975-1980

Arthur William Morin (1927-2015)

1980-1984

William P. Halabura

1985-1992

Peter Paul Masniuk (1920-1995)

1992-2006

Garry Wasylowski

2006-2010

Les Marchak

2010-2014

Garry Wasylowski

2014-?

Jack Cruise

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Armstrong.

Maps

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Armstrong (2001)
Source:
Manitoba Land Initiative

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

We thank Linda Morgan for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 April 2017

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