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Manitoba Communities: McCreary (Municipality)

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This municipality was named for William Forsythe McCreary.

Present Status

Municipality of McCreary (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of McCreary (1 May 1909)
Amalgamated with McCreary (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Alonsa, Glenella-Lansdowne, Lakeshore, Rosedale, Ste. Rose

Constituent Communities

Glencairn, McCreary, Norgate, Reeve

Land Area (square km)

524.25

Population

Year

Total

1901

445

1911

1160

1921

2395

1931

2265

1941

2268

1951

1997

1956

1876

1961

1678

1966

1001

1971

867

1976

832

1981

755

1986

713

1991

646

1996

582

2001

525

2006

476

2011

948

2016

892

2021

748

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1909-1914

William H. Collins

1914-1916

?

1916-1920

William Harvie

1920-1922

William H. Collins

1922-1926

Franklin Greentree

1926-1927

William Riddell

1927-1937

William E. Crossley

1937-1943

A. Victor Harper

1943-1944

A. G. McMillan

1944-1945

John W. Buchanan

1945-1947

C. I. Alexander

1947-1949

Frederick James “Fred” Elliott (1903-1982)

1949-1953

J. A. Fletcher

1953-1955

Frederick James “Fred” Elliott (1903-1982)

1955-1956

A. C. Dobinsky

1956-1959

A. E. Cantin

1959-1963

J. A. Fletcher

1963-1986

David Lloyd George “Dave” Dunning (1918-2004)

1986-1995

William Floyde (1925-1995)

1995-2003

Gordon Gilman

2003-2004

?

2004-2005

Gordon Muir

2005-2006

?

2006-2018

Larry McLauchlan

2018-2022

Mike Gawaziuk

2022-?

Rick Sonnenberg

Memorable Manitobans

Search the MHS collection of biographies for ones connected to McCreary:

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in McCreary.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for McCreary.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 28 October 2022

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