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Manitoba Communities: Dauphin (Rural Municipality)

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This municipality takes its name from Fort Dauphin, a fur trade post established on the shore of nearby Lake Dauphin by La Verendrye in 1741.

Present Status

Rural Municipality of Dauphin (26 November 1897)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Dauphin (26 November 1897)

Adjoining Municipalities

Ethelbert, Gilbert Plains, Lakeshore, Mossey River

Constituent Communities

Dauphin (City), Keld, North Junction, Sifton, Sifton Junction, Trembowla, Valley River

Land Area (square km)

1516.10

Population

Year

Total

1901

3239

1911

4048

1921

6059

1931

5622

1941

6069

1951

4533

1956

4345

1961

3949

1966

3547

1971

3166

1976

3042

1981

2943

1986

2854

1991

2669

1996

2488

2001

2273

2006

2328

2011

2200

2016

2388

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1898-1899

S. Geekie

1900

J. McCallum

1901

H. N. Macneill

1902

J. McCallum

1903-1905

John Seale

1906-1907

Robert Cruise (1868-1932)

1908-1909

William B. Miller

1910-1912

Archibald Esplen (1864-1933)

1913-1916

James Norton

1917-1921

George L. Castle

1922

Archibald Esplen (1864-1933)

1923-1927

Henry McCorvie

1928-1939

Walter J. Wickes

1940-1943

Michael F. Szewczyk (1904-1999)

1944-1945

John Potoski (1903-1983)

1946-1947

William Cruise

1948-1980

John Potoski (1903-1983)

1981-1986

Russell A. Phillips

1987-1989

Russell D. Secord (?-2014)

1990-1995

A. Ernest Bayduza

1996-2005

George Richardson

2006

?

2007-?

Dennis Forbes

Memorable Manitobans

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History Books

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Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 March 2017

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