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Manitoba Communities: St. Francois Xavier (Rural Municipality)

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This municipality was named for the Parish of St. Francois Xavier established here in the 1800s.

Present Status

Rural Municipality of St. Francois Xavier (14 February 1880)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of St. Francois Xavier (14 February 1880)

Adjoining Municipalities

Cartier, Headingley, Portage la Prairie, Rosser, Woodlands

Constituent Communities

St. Francois Xavier

Land Area (square km)

204.56

Population

Year

Total

1871

351

1881

300

1891

300

1896

1776

1901

613

1911

522

1921

692

1931

833

1941

824

1951

780

1956

698

1961

694

1966

713

1971

645

1976

692

1981

780

1986

827

1991

898

1996

992

2001

1024

2006

1087

2011

1240

2016

1411

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1880

Octave Regnier (1828-?)

1881

Joseph-Azarie Senecal (1841-1917)

1882

Maxine Lepine
Constant Perras

1883-1884

Joseph-Azarie Senecal (1841-1917)

1885-1886

George McKenzie

1887

Joseph Forget

1888-1890

C. A. Thibert

1891-1892

Patrice Breland (1837-1908)

1893-1894

C. A. Thibert

1895-1900

Patrice Breland (1837-1908)

1901-1903

Joseph H. Prefontaine (?-?)

1904

Oliver Robidaux

1905-1908

John P. McDougall (1849-?)

1909-1910

Silas Loney

1911

John P. McDougall (1849-?)

1912-1913

J. L. Picard

1914-1936

Thomas Wood

1937-1939

C. E. Wood

1940-1945

Joseph R. Leclerc

1946-1949

Raoul Allard

1950-1951

Alexander Hamelin

1952-1953

Raoul Allard

1954

E. J. Nott

1955-1967

Alexander Hamelin

1968-1980

H. John Braun

1981-1989

Raymond L. Fleury

1990-1992

Paul McCaughan

1993-2001

Raymond L. Fleury

2002-2014

Roger Poitras

2015-?

Dwayne Clark

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in St. Francois Xavier.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for St. Francois Xavier.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

Our First Hundred Years: A History of St. Francois-Xavier Municipality. St. Francois-Xavier Municipality Historical Committee, 1980. Manitoba Legislative Library, F5648.S234.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 May 2017

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