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Manitoba Communities: Thompson (Rural Municipality)

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This municipality in southern Manitoba (as distinct from the city in northern Manitoba) is named for early settler and first postmaster William Thompson.

Present Status

Rural Municipality of Thompson (1 November 1908)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Thompson (1 November 1908)

Adjoining Municipalities

Dufferin, Lorne, Pembina, Roland, Stanley

Constituent Communities

Deerwood, Miami, Rosebank

Land Area (square km)

528.83

Population

Year

Total

1901

1889

1911

1938

1921

2180

1931

2078

1941

1930

1951

1735

1956

1608

1961

1557

1966

1522

1971

1407

1976

1390

1981

1364

1986

1293

1991

1262

1996

1321

2001

1333

2006

1259

2011

1397

2016

1422

Reeves

Term

Term

1909-1914

James Wesley Umphrey (1864-1948)

1915-1921

William A. McKay

1922-1928

D. F. Stewart

1929-1945

George Compton (1872-1950)

1946-1955

William McCulloch

1956-1961

Lorne C. Kennedy

1962-1980

Rudolf Hink

1980-1989

Donald James Alexander (1934-2009)

1990-2008

Brian Douglas Schwartz (1948-2008)

2009-2014

Jason Vanstone

2015-?

Brian Callum

Memorable Manitobans

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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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