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Manitoba Communities: Pembina (Municipality)

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This municipality was named for the Pembina River that flows through it.

Present Status

Municipality of Pembina (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Pembina (1 November 1890)
Amalgamation of Manitou and Pembina (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Lorne, Louise, Manitou, Stanley, Thompson

Constituent Communities

Darlingford, Kaleida, La Riviere, Manitou, Mowbray, Snowflake, Windygates

Land Area (square km)

1118.33

Population

Year

Total

1891

1429

1896

2850

1901

3186

1911

3309

1921

3880

1931

4228

1941

3742

1951

3308

1956

3132

1961

2907

1966

2773

1971

2436

1976

2213

1981

2180

1986

2124

1991

1928

1996

1850

2001

1769

2006

1712

2011

2369

2016

2347

Reeves / Heads of Council

Term

Reeve

1891-1894

Ferris Bolton (1853-1937)

1895-1897

John Stewart Miller (1844-1936)

1898-1899

John Woods

1900-1901

Adam Rinn

1902

John Woods

1903

John Story

1904

John Woods

1905-1906

William Hamilton (1855-?)

1907-1908

George Compton

1909-1911

John Woods

1912

Wesley Webber

1913

J. M. Stratford

1914-1921

John S. Sotheran

1922-1924

Donald Morrison

1925-1931

Frank Westbrook McIntosh (1879-1952)

1932-1934

Willis B. Moore

1935-1936

Hugh Borthwick Morrison (1892-1957)

1937-1949

Frank Westbrook McIntosh (1879-1952)

1950-1965

Charles F. Cousins

1966-1992

David Harms

1993-1998

William Joseph Frisch

1999-2001

Robert Hilton McLean

2002-2006

George Elmer Henderson

2007-2014

Kim Taylor

2015-?

Glenn Shiskoski

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Pembina.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Pembina.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

In Rhythm With Our Roots: A History of Manitou & Area edited by Haraldine Webb and Diana Vodden, published by the Manitou Centennial Book Committee, 1997.

We thank Judy Young, Chief Administrative Officer for the RM of Pembina, for help in compiling a list of historic sites.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 April 2017

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