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Manitoba Communities: Strathcona (Unincorporated Rural Municipality)

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This municipality was named for Donald Alexander Smith, also known as Lord Strathcona.

Present Status

Rural Municipality of Prairie Lakes (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Argyle (15 August 1881)
Rural Municipality of Strathcona (16 March 1906)
Amalgamated with Riverside (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Argyle, Riverside, Roblin, South Cypress, Turtle Mountain

Constituent Communities

Belmont, Hartney Junction, Hilton

Land Area (square km)

485.56

Population

Year

Total

1891

1000

1901

1447

1911

1530

1921

1751

1931

2140

1941

1993

1951

1804

1956

1913

1961

1759

1966

1557

1971

1222

1976

1125

1981

1016

1986

940

1991

878

1996

770

2001

628

2006

727

2011

643

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1907-1912

Charles Reginald Cannon (1866-1951)

1913-1914

Walter Goodbrand

1915-1916

?

1917-1918

John Horrocks

1919

John C. Smith

1920-1921

Charles Reginald Cannon (1866-1951)

1922-1926

George Tumoth

1927-1943

J. R. Stephenson

1944-1947

William P. McPhail

1948-1949

Robert J. Dunn

1950-1963

A. Williamson

1964-1967

G. A. Davis

1968-1977

Basil W. H. Sykes

1978-1992

F. Carl Myers

1993-1995

Rodney A. Capon

1996-2001

John W. Chambers

2002-2005

Robert Wood

2006

?

2007-2014

Dennis Schram

2015

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Strathcona.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Strathcona.

Maps

Sources

Come Into Our Heritage: RM of Argyle, 1882-1982 by Rural Municipality of Argyle, December 1981, page 35. [Manitoba Legislative Library F5648.A75]

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 March 2017

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