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Manitoba
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No. 87


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Manitoba Communities: Minitonas (Unincorporated Town)

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This municipality is believed to be named for a nearby hill bearing a Saulteaux word meaning “Home of Little God.”

Present Status

Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Village of Minitonas (1 July 1949)
Town of Minitonas (20 March 1998)
Amalgamation of Minitonas, Bowsman and Minitonas (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Minitonas

Land Area (square km)

2.01

Population

Year

Total

1951

678

1956

663

1961

606

1966

621

1971

610

1976

605

1981

628

1986

559

1991

544

1996

598

2001

538

2006

497

2011

522

Mayors

Term

Mayor

1949

?

1950

J. H. Tiffin

1951-1954

J. B. Buchanan

1955-1956

J. E. Cryderman

1957-1958

Frank Dvorak

1959-1961

Douglas E. “Doug” Leslie (?-2008)

1962-1966

C. R. Till

1967-1969

Douglas E. “Doug” Leslie (?-2008)

1970-1971

J. Nemetchek

1972

?

1973-1998

Edward A. Hart

1999-2001

Bartley Beals

2002-2014

Henry Barkowski

2015

See Minitonas-Bowsman

Memorable Manitobans

Search the MHS collection of biographies for ones connected to Minitonas:

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Minitonas.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Minitonas.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 April 2017

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