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RM of MiniotaManitoba Communities: Miniota (Unincorporated Rural Municipality)

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The name of this municipality is believed to be a Sioux word meaning “plenty of water.”

Present Status

Municipality of Prairie View (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Miniota (22 December 1883)
Amalgamated with Birtle and Birtle (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Archie, Birtle, Ellice, Hamiota, Shoal Lake, Wallace, Woodworth

Constituent Communities

Arrow River, Beulah, Crandall, Decker, Isabella, Miniota, Quadra, Uno

Land Area (square km)

832.75

Population

Year

Total

1891

1068

1896

904

1901

1567

1911

2294

1921

2593

1931

2557

1941

2148

1951

1851

1956

1866

1961

1720

1966

1577

1971

1332

1976

1181

1981

1196

1986

1123

1991

1048

1996

1027

2001

969

2006

904

2011

871

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1884-1887

?

1887-1890

William Taylor

1891

?

1892

John Fleming Sr.

1893

Thomas Stevenson

1894

David Gerrard

1895

John Fleming Sr.

1896-1899

David Gerrard

1900-1906

William M. Taylor

1907-1908

James L. Thompson (1869-?)

1909-1914

David Gerrard

1915-1927

James W. Mitchell

1928-1930

Charles G. Graham

1931-1949

John R. Lynch

1950-1967

H. S. Hyndman

1968-1974

C. J. Page

1975-1978

Vernon N. Lockhart

1979-1980

?

1980-1989

John M. “Jack” Hanlin (1920-2011)

1990-2001

Larry Walker

2002-2010

William John “Bill” Clark (c1945-2010)

2010-?

?

?-2014

Olive McKean

2015

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Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Miniota.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Miniota.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 October 2017

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