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Manitoba Communities: Riverside (Unincorporated Rural Municipality)

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This municipality was probably so named because the Souris River flows through it.

Present Status

Rural Municipality of Prairie Lakes (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Riverside (22 December 1883)
Amalgamated with Strathcona (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Morton, Oakland, South Cypress, Strathcona, Turtle Mountain, Whitewater

Constituent Communities

Dunrea, Margaret, Ninette

Land Area (square km)

577.34

Population

Year

Total

1881

2335

1891

1338

1901

1595

1911

1809

1921

1558

1931

1726

1941

1686

1951

1546

1956

1414

1961

1354

1966

1275

1971

1254

1976

1081

1981

979

1986

954

1991

883

1996

874

2001

856

2006

809

2011

780

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1884-1886

?

1887-1888

James Johnson (1855-1929)

1889

Robert Smith

1890-1896

?

1897-1898

John Snelgrove

1899-1908

William Coulthard

1909

Robert Squires

1910-1912

W. E. Thompson

1913-1922

A. M. Arnott

1923-1924

James Hardwick

1925-1935

William Fleming

1936-1967

Felix Fitzpatrick

1968-1978

George T. Cuvelier

1979-1980

?

1981-1986

Harry Garabed

1987-1992

Alphee Labossiere

1993-2005

Peter T. Heide

2006

?

2007-?

Roger Renaud

?-2014

Lonn Dunlop

2015

See Prairie Lakes

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Riverside.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Riverside.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 May 2017

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