Manitoba Communities: Dauphin (City)
This municipality takes its name from Fort Dauphin, a fur trade post established on the shore of nearby Lake Dauphin by La Verendrye in 1741.
Search the MHS collection of biographies for ones connected to Dauphin:
Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.
“'Tremendous loss': Dauphin Mayor Eric Irwin dies on vacation in Florida,” CBC News, 25 November 2017.
We thank Lisa Mallery for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 30 January 2021