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Manitoba Municipalities: Franklin (Unincorporated Rural Municipality)

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This municipality was named for explorer John Franklin.

Present Status

Municipality of Emerson-Franklin (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Franklin (22 December 1883)
Amalgamated
with Emerson (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

DeSalaberry, Hanover, Montcalm, Stuartburn

Constituent Communities

Arnaud, Carlowrie, Dominion City, Emerson, Fredensthal, Green Ridge, Plankey Plains, Ridgeville, Rosa, Roseau River, Senkiw, Tolstoi, Woodmore

Land Area (square km)

953.34

Population

Year

Total

1881

800

1891

1062

1901

3001

1911

3342

1921

3668

1931

4007

1941

4236

1951

3590

1956

3332

1961

3112

1966

2783

1971

2325

1976

2168

1981

2049

1986

1835

1991

1651

1996

1724

2001

1781

2006

1768

2011

1768

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1883-1884

D. G. Dick

1885

G. G. Allen

1886-1887

William Lindsay

1888-1889

James A. Lang

1890-1894

Samuel Sullivan

1895

William Lindsay

1896-1897

James A. Lang

1898-1902

William Lindsay

1903

James A. Lang

1904-1917

John McCartney

1918-1920

Hamilton Stewart

1921-1941

James Hunter

1942-1947

Thomas A. Collins

1948-1953

William R. Johnston

1954-1956

L. O. Baskerville

1957-1977

John C. Hunter

1978-1979

Henry W. Enns

1980-1995

Archibald J. Hunter

1996-1998

Bev Berrington

1999-?

Archibald J. Hunter

?-2014

Greg Janzen

2015-?

See Emerson-Franklin

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Franklin.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Franklin.

Maps

Sources

Manitoba Gazette, 1887-1959. Manitoba Legislative Library.

R. M. of Franklin Turns a Century, 1883-1983 by The RM of Franklin Book Committee, 1983, pages 8-10.

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 March 2017

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