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Manitoba Communities: Grand Rapids (Town)

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This municipality is named for the fur trade post Grand Rapids House built here in 1778.

Present Status

Town of Grand Rapids (1 January 1997)

Incorporation History

Local Government District of Grand Rapids (1 March 1962)

Land Area (square km)

87.04

Population

Year

Total

1996

404

2001

355

2006

336

2011

279

2016

268

Mayors

Term

Mayor

1963-1966

Gerald F. Kelly

1967-1970

R. A. Andries

1971

W. Wood

1972

?

1973-1975

Mrs. Margaret Sudmu

1976

Leonard Flett

1977

Frank Martens

1978

William Joseph Senkow

1979-1980

?

1981-1986

Hubert Sinclair

1987-1989

Donald A. Pranteau

1990-1995

Albert Campbell

1996-2005

Robert Buck

2006

?

2007-2008

Jim Allen

2009-?

Robert Buck

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Grand Rapids.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Grand Rapids.

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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