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Manitoba Communities: Whitewater (Unincorporated Rural Municipality)

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This municipality is named for Whitewater Lake in the vicinity.

Present Status

Municipality of Grassland (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Whitewater (22 December 1883)
Amalgamation of Cameron, Hartney, and Whitewater (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Alcester, Cameron, Glenwood, Morton, Oakland, Riverside, Winchester

Constituent Communities

Elgin, Fairfax, Heaslip, Minto

Land Area (square km)

584.25

Population

Year

Total

1901

1613

1911

2038

1921

1892

1931

1829

1941

1536

1951

1433

1956

1342

1961

1279

1966

1184

1971

978

1976

885

1981

856

1986

828

1991

787

1996

766

2001

725

2006

648

2011

645

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1884-1887

?

1888-1890

Albert Henry (1857-1937)

1891-1896

?

1897-1900

James Henthorne Argue (1848-1927)

1901

S. A. Heaslip

1902-1928

Alexander Rose

1929

William T. Draper

1930-1941

M. C. McKinnon

1942-1945

William T. Draper

1946-1965

David Francis “Mac” Rose (1894-1979)

1966-1971

R. Young

1972

?

1973-1977

J. D. Stilwell

1978-1986

Allan M. Rose (?-2014)

1986-1989

Kenneth E. Vodden (?-c2007)

1990-1995

John D. Stilwell

1996

Mel D. Stuart

1997-2005

Douglas R. Robertson

2006

?

2007-2014

S. Blair Woods

2015

See Grassland

Memorable Manitobans

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

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Whitewater.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Whitewater.

Maps

Rural Municipality of Whitewater

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 January 2018

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