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Manitoba Communities: Ochre River (Unincorporated Rural Municipality)

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This municipality was named for a river that flows through it.

Present Status

Rural Municipality of Lakeshore (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Ochre River (18 November 1901)
Amalgamation of Lawrence and Ochre River (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Dauphin, McCreary, Ste. Rose

Constituent Communities

Makinak, Ochre River

Land Area (square km)

535.59

Population

Year

Total

1901

712

1911

1093

1921

1764

1931

1585

1941

1731

1951

1706

1956

1583

1961

1391

1966

1238

1971

1152

1976

1085

1981

1110

1986

1032

1991

991

1996

980

2001

952

2006

929

2011

945

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1902-1903

R. Morrison

1904

E. J. Oliver

1905-1908

William Ritchie

1909-1911

Clark Rose

1912

G. S. Poole

1913-1914

Clark Rose

1915-1919

J. N. Campbell

1920-1925

John Howson

1926-1931

Donald J. Hill

1932

John L. Rose

1933-1935

William R. Boles

1936-1945

John L. Rose

1946-1953

Dr. Finlay McLennan

1954-1959

Selby Victor Fordham (1888-1959)

1960-1976

Alexander Wilfred Smith

1977-1978

John L. Sametz

1979-1980

?

1981-1983

Thomas B. Smart

1984-1985

John L. Sametz

1986-1998

Bernard Kardoes

1999-2001

Laurie MacMillan

2002-?

Raymond Janssen

?-2014

Clinton Cleave

2015

See Lakeshore

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Ochre River.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Ochre River.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 April 2017

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