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Manitoba Communities: Rockwood (Rural Municipality)

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Present Status

Rural Municipality of Rockwood (14 February 1880)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Rockwood (14 February 1880)

Adjoining Municipalities

Armstrong, Gimli, Rosser, St. Andrews, West St. Paul, Woodlands

Constituent Communities

Argyle, Balmoral, Gunton, Komarno, Stonewall, Stony Mountain, Teulon

Land Area (square km)

1,199.93

Population

Year

Total

1871

1600

1881

1575

1891

2901

1896

2434

1901

4109

1911

4691

1921

5177

1931

5336

1941

5369

1951

4929

1956

4789

1961

4872

1966

5268

1971

5341

1976

5962

1981

6332

1986

6923

1991

6990

1996

7504

2001

7654

2006

7692

2011

7823

2016

7964

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1880

Thomas McFarlane

1881-1883

James Drake

1884

John P. Matheson

1885-1889

Andrew R. Mitchell (1844-1922)

1890-1897

James M. Toombs

1898-1902

Andrew R. Mitchell (1844-?)

1903-1912

Alexander Polson (1855-1912)

1913-1916

Ebenezer Ross Sutherland

1917-1918

John Henry Slater

1919

John Good

1920

Washington Hector French (1873-1956)

1921-1922

George Wallace

1923-1931

Edward Power

1932-1937

Benjamin Evan “Ben” Lewis (1897-1978)

1938-1941

A. E. Clarke

1942-1945

William J. Campbell (?-1950)

1946-1947

John W. Good

1948-1951

Robert Addison Quickfall

1952-1953

J. D. Campbell

1954-1975

Lloyd G. Fines

1976-1977

Ralph Campbell

1978-1981

Donald Bond

1982-1986

Rens Renooy

1987-2001

Leon Gaston Vandekerckhove (1923-2012)

2002-2010

Garnet Thievin

2011-?

Jim Campbell

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Rockwood.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Rockwood.

Maps

Sources

100 Years of History, Rockwood Municipality by the Rockwood Municipality History, 1982. [Manitoba Legislative Library, F5648.R63 One]

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 February 2017

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