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Manitoba Communities: Ellice (Unincorporated Rural Municipality)

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This municipality was named for the Hudson’s Bay Company’s trading post at Fort Ellice.

Present Status

Rural Municipality of Ellice-Archie (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Ellice (22 December 1883)
Amalgamated with Archie and St. Lazare (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Archie, Birtle, Russell, Silver Creek

Constituent Communities

Chillon, St. Lazare, Ste. Madeleine, Victor, Wattsview

Land Area (square km)

572.74

Population

Year

Total

1891

400

1901

630

1911

902

1921

1030

1931

1297

1941

1298

1951

983

1956

933

1961

845

1966

897

1971

643

1976

537

1981

513

1986

512

1991

494

1996

526

2001

509

2006

423

2011

392

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1883-1884

Emerson Bligh

1884-1885

John Chaine Hunter (1848-1885)

1885-1888

Emerson Bligh

1888-1893

George Wilson

1893-1894

D. Robertson

1894-1897

James Grigg

1897-1900

C. R. Collyer

1900-1901

A. Hunton

1901-1903

J. C. Wilkinson

1903-1913

W. C. O’Keefe

1913-1939

W. Courtney Wroth (1880-1954)

1939-1953

Hugh A. Little

1953-1956

Vernon R. Falloon

1956-1960

George A. McCrindle (1913-1999)

1960-1966

Vernon Russell Falloon (1917-1966)

1966-1974

F. P. Crump

1974-2005

George E. Boucher

2005-2006

?

2006-2014

Guy Huberdeau

2015-?

See Ellice-Archie

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Ellice.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Ellice.

Maps

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Ellice (2001)
Source:
Manitoba Land Initiative

Sources

Ellice: 1883-1983. RM of Ellice Centennial Book Committee, 1983. Manitoba Legislative Library, F5648.E46.

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 September 2022

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