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Manitoba Municipalities: Shellmouth (Rural Municipality)

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This municipality was named Shellmouth because the mouth of the Shell River at the Assiniboine River occurred in its area.

Present Status

Rural Municipality of Riding Mountain West (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Shellmouth (1 December 1907)
Amalgamated with Boulton into Rural Municipality of Shellmouth-Boulton (1 January 1999)

Adjoining Municipalities

Boulton, Russell, Shell River

Constituent Communities

Endcliffe, Inglis, Lennard, Shellmouth

Land Area (square km)

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Population

Year

Total

1901

451

1911

1114

1921

1567

1931

1884

1941

1645

1951

1572

1956

1502

1961

1460

1966

1294

1971

1033

1976

958

1981

886

1986

805

1991

760

1996

?

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1908-1919

Thomas McLennan

1920

John McEwan

1921

Thomas McLennan

1922-1925

John McEwan

1926-1963

Edwin Henry “Harry” Armstrong (1889-1964)

1964-1975

H. M. Keay (?-2009)

1976-1992

Edgar A. Mench

1993-1998

Alvin Zimmer

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Shellmouth.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Shellmouth.

Maps

Shellmouth (1969)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 March 2017

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