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Manitoba Communities: Oak Lake (Unincorporated Town)

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This village is named for a nearby lake.

Present Status

Rural Municipality of Sifton (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Town of Oak Lake (15 June 1907)
Amalgamation of Oak Lake and Sifton (1 January 2015)

Land Area (square km)

2.73

Population

Year

Total

1911

449

1916

468

1921

500

1926

489

1931

473

1936

454

1941

464

1946

479

1951

467

1956

471

1961

430

1966

389

1971

342

1976

367

1981

369

1986

399

1991

350

1996

369

2001

359

2006

363

2011

383

Mayors

Term

Mayor

1908-1909

Robin L. Hood

1910-1912

A. A. Cameron

1913-1915

James Black

1916-1917

A. S. Thompson

1918

James Lind

1919

W. W. McCubbin

1920-1921

Alexander Jack

1922-1924

Thomas Sandell (1873-?)

1925-1926

Ephriam Ure Steen (1862-1926)

1927

Percy Walter Paul

1928-1929

Alexander Jack

1930-1932

Phillip Arthur Jackson (1881-1960)

1933-1934

Arthur Cooper

1935-1946

Adam S. Stewart

1947-1952

Peter Anderson Jr.

1953-1958

Clarence O. Motheral

1959-1960

P. W. Paul

1961-1971

C. O. Motheral

1972-1977

Allan Sigurdson (?-c2005)

1978

Walter Cheslock

1979-1980

?

1981-1986

Gordon Bell

1987-1992

Louis Schwindt

1993-1995

Kerry Smith

1996-2003

Louis Schwindt

2004

?

2005-2014

Jeff Sigurdson

2015

See Sifton

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Oak Lake.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Oak Lake.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 April 2017

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