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Manitoba Communities: Shell River (Unincorporated Rural Municipality)

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This municipality was named for the Shell River that flows through it.

Present Status

Municipality of Roblin (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Shell River (22 December 1883)
Amalgamation of Hillsburg, Roblin and Shell River (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Hillsburg, Shellmouth-Boulton

Constituent Communities

Boggy Creek, Deepdale, Makaroff, Roblin, San Clara, Tummel, Walkerburn

Land Area (square km)

1027.65

Population

Year

Total

1951

2223

1956

2099

1961

1837

1966

1668

1971

1435

1976

1271

1981

1161

1986

1222

1991

1165

1996

1039

2001

991

2006

931

2011

1084

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1884-1887

Alexander Stewart

1888

Henry Gill

1889-1895

Alexander Stewart

1896-1897

James Richardson

1898-1904

Alexander Stewart

1905

John A. Gill

1906-1908

John Arnott

1909

Frederic Young Newton (1870-1959)

1910-1911

R. W. McBride

1912

Robert Rae (1867-1951)

1913

W. J. Dunlop

1914-1917

Robert Rae (1867-1951)

1918-1920

John Arnott

1921-1938

Sydney Ernest Rogers (1888-1965)

1939

T. L. Dillon

1940-1947

M. A. Clarke

1948-1949

Alfred G. Diamond

1950-1955

M. A. Clarke

1956-1983

F. H. Wilson

1984-1986

Mervyn G. Mickelson

1987-2014

Albert Nabe

2015

See Roblin

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Shell River.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Shell River.

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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