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Manitoba Communities: Rossburn (Rural Municipality)

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This municipality was named for Rev. Richard R. Ross, an early settler to the region.

Present Status

Municipality of Rossburn (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Rossburn (22 December 1883)
Amalgamation of Rossburn and Rossburn (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Harrison Park, Prairie View, Riding Mountain West, Yellowhead

Constituent Communities

Birdtail, Olha, Rossburn, Vista, Waywayseecappo

Land Area (square km)

682.79

Population

Year

Total

1901

1352

1911

2716

1921

3086

1931

3321

1941

2976

1951

2054

1956

1852

1961

1499

1966

1284

1971

1077

1976

890

1981

766

1986

715

1991

658

1996

625

2001

524

2006

514

2011

1046

2016

976

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1884

Thomas Young

1885

William McDonald

1887-1890

Thomas Young

1891-1892

John McPhail

1893

Thomas Young

1894

William McDonald

1895-1897

John McPhail

1898-1900

Richard Rose Ross (1843-1904)

1901-1903

Robert Carson

1904

Richard Rose Ross (1843-1904)

1905-1907

John McPhail

1908

William Young

1909

William Peden

1910

William Young

1911-1914

John McPhail

1915-1921

John Sinclair

1922-1923

Robert Peden

1924-1930

Robert J. Brown

1931-1937

John William Cormack (1896-1987)

1938-1941

Robert Peden

1942-1945

John Ryszytylo

1946-1949

Harris Taylor Huston (1914-1972)

1950-1953

Steve P. Ukrainetz

1954-1959

Edward Shust

1960-1961

Michael J. Sotas

1962-1967

Alexander “Alex” Cleland (c1912-2009)

1968-1989

John Mitchell

1990-1995

Leonard Sitko

1996-2001

Dwain G. Lawless

2002-2005

Edward Mychasiw

2006

?

2007-2010

Brian Brown

2011-2014

Ed Mychasiw

2015-?

Brian Brown

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Rossburn.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Rossburn.

Maps

Sources

Manitoba Gazette, 1887-1959. Manitoba Legislative Library.

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 May 2017

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