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No. 87


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Manitoba Communities: Plum Coulee (Unincorporated Town)

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This municipality was named for its proximity to the Plum River and a growth of plum trees that grew near it.

Present Status

Municipality of Rhineland (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Village of Plum Coulee (18 January 1901)
Town of Plum Coulee (22 December 2000)
Amalgamation of Plum Coulee, Gretna, and Rhineland (1 January 2015)

Land Area (square km)

2.48

Population

Year

Total

1901

394

1906

450

1911

380

1916

440

1921

419

1926

420

1931

456

1936

480

1941

440

1946

433

1951

467

1956

498

1961

510

1966

531

1971

480

1976

477

1981

592

1986

677

1991

676

1996

729

2001

725

2006

770

2011

843

Mayors

Term

Mayor

1902-1903

A. Harder

1904

J. H. Unger

1905

A. Harder

1906

John I. Bargen

1907-1908

A. Harder

1909

J. P. Janzen

1910

J. H. Unger

1911-1913

Albert Braendle

1914

B. Alt

1915-1917

Albert Braendle

1918-1919

Samuel Rosner (1870-1952)

1920

J. A. Klassen

1921-1922

Albert Braendle

1923-1926

A. A. Harder

1927

Albert Braendle

1928-1932

A. A. Harder

1933

Cleve Unger

1934-1935

Albert Braendle

1936-1941

A. A. Harder

1942-1945

Cleve Unger

1946-1949

Louis Jackman

1950-1953

Cleve Unger

1954-1963

D. W. Wiebe

1964-1967

A. Braun

1968-1971

Jake Hooge

1972

?

1973-1978

Jacob Penner

1979-1980

?

1981-1983

Peter S. Falk

1984-1998

David Harold Schulz (1928-2010)

1999-2005

Kim Porte

2006

?

2007-2014

Archie Heinrichs

2015

See Rhineland

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Plum Coulee.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Plum Coulee.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

We thank Gerald Neufeld for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 19 April 2017

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