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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

Binney, Calf Mountain, Darlingford, Kaleida, La Riviere, Manitou, Mowbray, Rudyard, 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

2021

2406

Reeves / Heads of Council

Term

Reeve

1890-1894

Ferris Bolton (1853-1937)

1894-1897

John Stewart Miller (1844-1936)

1897-1899

John Woods

1899-1901

Adam Rinn

1901-1902

John Woods

1902-1903

John Story

1903-1904

John Woods

1904-1906

William Hamilton (1855-?)

1906-1908

George Compton

1908-1911

John Woods

1911-1912

Wesley Webber

1912-1913

J. M. Stratford

1913-1921

John S. Sotheran

1921-1924

Donald Morrison

1924-1931

Frank Westbrook McIntosh (1879-1952)

1931-1934

Willis B. Moore

1934-1936

Hugh Borthwick Morrison (1892-1957)

1936-1949

Frank Westbrook McIntosh (1879-1952)

1949-1965

Charles F. Cousins

1965-1992

David Harms

1992-1998

William Joseph Frisch

1998-2001

Robert Hilton McLean

2001-2006

George Elmer Henderson

2006-2014

Kim Taylor

2014-?

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: 28 October 2022

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