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Manitoba Municipalities: Odanah (Unincorporated Rural Municipality)

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This municipality was named for an Aboriginal word meaning “meeting place.”

Present Status

Rural Municipality of Minto-Odanah (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Odanah (22 December 1883)
Amalgamation of Minto and Odanah (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Elton, Langford, Minto, North Cypress, Rosedale, Saskatchewan

Constituent Communities

Cordova, Minnedosa, Moore Park

Land Area (square km)

380.25

Population

Year

Total

1891

700

1896

1012

1901

930

1911

1170

1921

1335

1931

1278

1941

1120

1951

936

1956

899

1961

806

1966

780

1971

702

1976

612

1981

566

1986

544

1991

519

1996

553

2001

505

2006

540

2011

533

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1884-1887

?

1888-1889

John Forsyth

1890-1894

John T. Wilson

1895-1899

Thomas Henry Jackson (1854-1929)

1900-1901

Isaac Bolton

1902

R. T. Sanderson

1903-1904

D. F. Maxwell

1905-1910

John Allan

1911-1916

Andrew Allan

1917-1918

John Allan

1919-1926

N. P. Shuttleworth

1927-1947

Andrew Jamieson

1948-1951

Charles Lemington Shuttleworth (1910-2006)

1952-1963

Harry Charles

1964-1970

R. D. Stewart

1970-1978

Hans Andersen (?-c2008)

1978-1980

?

1980-1986

H. G. Musselwhite (?-c2007)

1987-1998

Hilding W. Alex (?-c2007)

1999-2001

Marion G. Sharpe

2002-2014

James A. Andersen

2015

See Minto-Odanah

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Odanah.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Odanah.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

Early Days of Minnedosa by Mrs. E. J. Brown, MHS Transactions, Series 3, 1964-65 Season

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 April 2017

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