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Manitoba Communities: Roland (Rural Municipality)

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This municipality is alleged to have been named for settler Roland McDonald who owned part of the land where the village of Roland was situated.

Present Status

Rural Municipality of Roland (1 November 1908)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Roland (1 November 1908)

Adjoining Municipalities

Dufferin, Morris, Rhineland, Stanley, Thompson

Constituent Communities

Jordan, Kronsgart, Myrtle, Roland

Land Area (square km)

485.21

Population

Year

Total

1881

1200

1891

1600

1896

?

1901

1886

1911

2132

1921

2339

1931

2252

1941

2150

1951

1786

1956

1705

1961

1508

1966

1377

1971

1108

1976

1032

1981

974

1986

1014

1991

968

1996

984

2001

1035

2006

1002

2011

1058

2016

1129

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1909

Peter Wright (1857-1938)

1910-1914

George Ross

1915-1916

?

1917

William Brown (1870-1943)

1918-1920

George Ross

1921-1923

Duncan Muir

1924-1928

George Ross

1929-1933

J. G. G. Sloane

1934-1937

A. E. Wakely

1938-1941

Robert C. Stocks

1942-1949

Samuel O. Glover

1950-1965

A. E. Wakely

1966-1968

W. G. Howat

1969-1977

R. N. McCallum

1978

Herbert J. Andresen

1979-1980

?

1980-1983

Robert Ivan Stocks (1913-2005)

1983-1995

John Allison Bartley (1929-2006)

1996-2010

William M. Whitehead

2011-2014

Brian Coates

2015-?

John Hughes

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Roland.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Roland.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 May 2017

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