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Manitoba Communities: Gilbert Plains (Unincorporated Town)

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This municipality takes its name from that of the surrounding area.

Present Status

Municipality of Gilbert Plains (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Ward Three, Rural Municipality of Gilbert Plains
Village of Gilbert Plains (1 May 1906)
Town of Gilbert Plains (20 December 1999)
Amalgamated
with Gilbert Plains (RM) (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Gilbert Plains

Land Area (square km)

2.66

Population

Year

Total

1906

436

1911

542

1916

579

1921

737

1926

712

1931

742

1936

786

1941

804

1946

810

1951

838

1956

859

1961

849

1966

942

1971

854

1976

847

1981

812

1986

816

1991

741

1996

748

2001

757

2006

760

2011

811

Mayors

Term

Mayor

1907

G. B. Gordon

1908

A. W. Heath

1909-1911

Charles C. Baker

1912

H. W. Braddell

1913-1917

William J. Porter

1918-1919

A. C. Macdonald

1920-1922

Charles C. Baker

1923-1924

A. C. Macdonald

1925-1926

Oliver Stanley Fraser (1887-?)

1927-1931

Charles C. Baker

1932-1935

Duncan Cameron (1863-1942)

1936-1945

E. P. Brown

1946-1949

S. J. McLean

1950-1953

Harry A. Alley

1954-1955

Mel G. Pipe

1956-1957

E. O. Brown

1958-1961

R. A. Eastcott

1962-1965

E. O. Brown

1966-1969

R. A. Eastcott

1970-1973

M. Kawchuk

1974-1981

Orest Romanick

1981-1986

William D. “Bill” Hale (?-c2006)

1987-1989

Orest Romanick

1990-1998

Leonard Pratt

1999-2005

Vern Ellis

2006

?

2007-2014

Lyle Smith

2015-?

See Gilbert Plains

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Gilbert Plains.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Gilbert Plains.

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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