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Manitoba Municipalities: Hamiota

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Known originally as the Rural Municipality of Oak River, it was renamed on 28 June 1895 to avoid confusion with the Rural Municipality of Ochre River.

Present Status

Amalgamated with Town of Hamiota (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality (22 December 1883)

Adjoining Municipalities

Oakview, Prairie View, Riverdale, Wallace-Woodworth, Yellowhead

Constituent Communities

Decker, Hamiota, Lavinia, McConnell, Oakner, Pope

Land Area (square km)

572.38

Population

Year

Total

1891

723

1896

1020

1901

1596

1911

1538

1921

1892

1931

1893

1941

1733

1951

1481

1956

1377

1961

1266

1966

1134

1971

918

1976

809

1981

713

1986

680

1991

590

1996

515

2001

479

2006

437

2011

420

2016

?

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1884-1889

James Clarridge

1889-1890

William J. Cowan

1891

Joseph Andrews

1892-1895

William J. Cowan

1895-1898

Richard Wesley Brethour (1856-1947)

1898-1900

William John Cowan (c1857-1900)

1901

Oliver John White (c1852-1922)

1902

H. A. Fraser

1903-1905

Richard Wesley Brethour (1856-1947)

1906-1914

John Henry Houck (1868-1927)

1915-1916

William H. Decker (1851-1926)

1917-1919

William J. Cochran

1920-1927

John G. Stewart

1928-1930

William J. Cochran

1931-1940

Robert Pearson

1941-1942

Charles Penny

1943-1949

K. R. Fraser

1950-1953

B. F. Brooks

1954

L. H. Rosenberger

1955

J. Douglas Emerson

1956-1960

Harvey Gray

1961

A. E. Andrew

1962-1969

L. T. Montgomery

1970-1973

E. P. Houck

1974-1986

William Arthur Knight

1987-1988

Alex J. Kirk

1989

Raymond Lints

1989-1992

Robert Nelson “Nellie” Woods (c1927-2004)

1993-2001

Raymond Lints

2002-2005

Everett Gurr

2006

?

2007-2014

Randy Lints

2015

See Hamiota

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History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Hamiota.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

A History of Hamiota Village and Municipalty by Hamiota Women’s Institute, 1953.

Hamiota: Grains of the Century, 1884-1984. Hamiota Centennial History Committee, 1984. Manitoba Legislative Library, F5648.H34.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 January 2016

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