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Manitoba Municipalities: Shoal Lake (Rural Municipality)

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This municipality was named for a body of water, Shoal Lake, situated within it.

Present Status

Rural Municipality of Yellowhead (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Shoal Lake (15 August 1881)
Amalgamated with Shoal Lake (1 January 2011)
Amalgamated with Strathclair (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Birtle, Blanshard, Hamiota, Miniota, Park, Rossburn, Strathclair

Constituent Communities

Kelloe, Oakburn, Shoal Lake

Land Area (square km)

570.76

Population

Year

Total

1891

800

1901

1221

1911

1148

1921

1603

1931

1747

1941

1647

1951

1513

1956

1444

1961

1327

1966

1286

1971

1110

1976

945

1981

846

1986

795

1991

703

1996

621

2001

578

2006

555

2011

1229

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1881-1884

?

1884-1893

John Menzies

1894-1896

George Manson

1897

John Simpson

1898-1899

John Menzies (1852-1933)

1900

John Simpson

1901

John Menzies (1852-1933)

1902-1903

Francis Simpson (1855-1940)

1904

John Simpson

1905-1906

John Menzies (1852-1933)

1907-1922

William John Short (1865-1939)

1923-1927

Charles S. Stevenson

1928-1932

William John Short (1865-1939)

1933-1941

Albert J. McLeod

1942-1947

Malcolm McKinnon (1894-1947)

1948-1951

Knox Shust

1952-1985

Michael S. Antonation

1985-1989

J. R. “Dick” Edmundson (?-2012)

1990-1992

R. Murray Jenkins (c1927-2015)

1993-1998

Kenneth Ewachewski (?-2010)

1999-2014

Donald Yanick

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Shoal Lake.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Shoal Lake.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

We thank Malcolm Bell for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 19 March 2017

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