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Manitoba Communities: Russell (Unincorporated Rural Municipality)

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This municipality was named in commemoration of Surveyor-General Lindsay Russell.

Present Status

Municipality of Russell-Binscarth (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Russell (15 August 1881)
Amalgamation of Binscarth, Russell and Russell (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Birtle, Ellice, Shellmouth-Boulton, Silver Creek

Constituent Communities

Binscarth, Harrowby, Millwood, Russell

Land Area (square km)

567.83

Population

Year

Total

1896

742

1901

1387

1911

1351

1921

1021

1931

1212

1941

1152

1951

1081

1956

1088

1961

1046

1966

1087

1971

833

1976

710

1981

653

1986

634

1991

528

1996

553

2001

544

2006

484

2011

459

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1882-1887

?

1888-1889

Alexander B. Callin

1890-1894

A. B. McDougall

1895-1898

Alexander B. Callin

1899

C. A. Boulton

1900-1902

A. McDonagh

1903

E. M. Williams

1904

A. Clee

1905-1907

E. M. Williams

1908-1911

George Cartwright (1848-1911)

1912

William McKinnon

1913-1918

H. V. Bailey

1919-1927

E. C. De Balinhard

1928-1932

William McKinnon

1933-1936

John W. Gray

1937-1965

James Rea (1882-1969)

1966-1969

Bert Thompson

1970-1978

Ronald Collins (?-c2008)

1978-1983

George Robert Witty

1984-1986

Gordon Bryer

1987-1989

George Robert Witty

1990-2001

Wayne Collins

2002-2014

Robert W. Muir

2015

See Russell-Binscarth

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Russell.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Russell.

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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