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Manitoba Communities: Thompson (City)

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This municipality in northern Manitoba (as distinct from the municipality in southern Manitoba) is named for John F. Thompson, Board Chairman of the International Nickel Company (INCO) that operated mines in the region.

Present Status

City of Thompson (7 July 1970)

Incorporation History

Town of Thompson (1 January 1967)
City of Thompson (7 July 1970)

Adjoining Municipalities

none

Land Area (square km)

20.79

Population

Year

Total

1966

19761

1971

19001

1976

17291

1981

14288

1986

14701

1991

14977

1996

14385

2001

13256

2006

13446

2011

13123

2016

13678

Mayors

Term

Mayor

1967-1968

John R. Knight

1969-1971

A. B. Campbell

1972

?

1973-1977

Thomas J. Farrell

1977-1991

Donald G. MacLean (c1921-1991)

1991-2006

William “Bill” Comaskey (1945-2011)

2007-2014

Tim Johnston

2015-?

Dennis Fenske

Memorable Manitobans

Search the MHS collection of biographies for ones connected to Thompson:

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Thompson.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Thompson.

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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