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Manitoba Municipalities: Elton

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This municipality was named after a post office in the area which, in turn, was named by J. C. Berry after his son Rowland Elton Berry.

Present Status

Rural Municipality of Elton (22 December 1883)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Elton (22 December 1883)

Adjoining Municipalities

Cornwallis, North Cypress-Langford, Minto-Odanah, Oakview, Riverdale, Whitehead

Constituent Communities

Douglas, Forrest, Justice, Knox

Land Area (square km)

571.85

Population

Year

Total

1891

1534

1901

1996

1911

2239

1921

1936

1931

1915

1941

1842

1951

1522

1956

1564

1961

1684

1966

1593

1971

1573

1976

1505

1981

1412

1986

1363

1991

1322

1996

1406

2001

1321

2006

1285

2011

1257

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1884-1887

?

1888-1901

T. J. Pentland

1902-1908

Henry William Johnston (1857-1943)

1909

W. Black

1910-1914

W. J. Cundy

1915-1916

?

1917

John Crawford

1918-1920

W. Davidson

1921-1922

R. J. Black

1923-1925

A. M. Robertson

1926-1930

James Boles

1931-1937

R. J. Black

1938-1975

T. W. Pentland

1976-1977

William L. Marriott

1978-2001

Dennis H. Heeney (c1928-2006)

2002-?

Jon B. Burton

?-2014

James A. Boyd

2015-?

Ross Farley

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Elton.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Elton.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 December 2014

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