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Manitoba Communities: Eriksdale (Unincorporated Rural Municipality)

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This municipality was named for Jonas Erik Erikson, who is believed to have been the first Swedish settler in this area.

Present Status

Municipality of West Interlake (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Eriksdale (22 March 1918)
Amalgamated with Siglunes (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Armstrong, Coldwell, Fisher, Grahamdale, Siglunes

Constituent Communities

Deerhorn, Eriksdale, Scotch Bay

Land Area (square km)

784.76

Population

Year

Total

1901

42

1911

1099

1921

2410

1931

1469

1941

1364

1951

1301

1956

1311

1961

1173

1966

1130

1971

1066

1976

1012

1981

1017

1986

1045

1991

977

1996

942

2001

889

2006

911

2011

846

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1919

A. F. Forsythe

1920-1921

Charles Simpson

1922-1926

James Forsythe

1927-1928

James Spence

1929-1930

A. J. Morton

1931-1933

S. D. B. Stephanson

1934-1935

George Slaughter

1936-1947

John Lindell

1948-1949

Mrs. M. E. Allen

1950-1951

John Sigurdson

1952-1953

Daniel McFadyen

1954-1969

G. R. Duncan

1970-1989

Gordon K. Smith

1990-1993

Robert Samuel “Bob” Lundale (1924-2003)

1993-2006

David McClelland (1940-2012)

2006-2010

Brian Joseph McKinnon (1948-2010)

2010-2014

Arne Lindell

2015

See West Interlake

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Eriksdale.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Eriksdale.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 March 2017

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