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Village of ElkhornManitoba Municipalities: Elkhorn (Unincorporated Village)

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This village was named by a Canadian Pacific Railway survey crew when they found a large rack of elk antlers here.

Present Status

Rural Municipality of Wallace-Woodworth (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Village of Elkhorn (6 September 1905)
Amalgamated with Wallace and Woodworth (1 January 2015)

Land Area (square km)

2.73

Population

Year

Total

1906

525

1911

574

1916

538

1921

534

1926

549

1931

543

1936

535

1941

557

1946

592

1951

635

1956

673

1961

666

1966

575

1971

569

1976

527

1981

509

1986

534

1991

505

1996

514

2001

470

2006

461

2011

471

Mayors

Term

Mayor

1906-1907

William Mair Cushing (1853-1925)

1908-1909

Charles R. Duxbury (?-1949)

1910-1911

James Smith McLeod (1868-?)

1912

Herbert J. Jones (1871-1966)

1913

John Harvey Miller (1851-1922)

1914-1916

Herbert J. Jones (1871-1966)

1917-1918

John Mooney (1871-1963)

1919

Rowland Henderson Brotherhood (1871-1952)

1920-1921

Charles Gardiner Webster (1879-1965)

1922

Wellington John Thompson (1870-1937)

1923-1924

G. T. Earle

1925-1926

Webster Talcott Clarke (1867-?)

1927-1929

Walter Davey (1870-1955)

1930-1935

Herbert J. Jones (1871-1966)

1936-1937

John Matheson McCorkindale (1879-1961)

1938-1947

Clarence Woods Johnston (1888-1949)

1948-1953

John William McLeod Thompson (1908-1986)

1954-1957

James Wallace Clarke (?-1966)

1958-1964

John J. Norris

1965-1968

J. H. Hennan (?-1975)

1968-1969

Frederick Joseph Simpson (1913-1969)

1970-1971

John L. Canart

1972-1979

William R. Bartley

1980

Ron Heritage

1981-1983

Ron R. Lund

1984-1986

Ron Heritage

1987-1995

Kenneth L. Rowan

1996-2001

Keith Orr

2002-2014

Roland Gagnon

2015

See Wallace-Woodworth

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Go here for a list of historic sites in Elkhorn.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Elkhorn.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

Steel and Grass Roots, 1882-1982: History of Elkhorn by Elkhorn and District Historical Society, 1982, pages 141-142.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 March 2017

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