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Manitoba Communities: Turtle Mountain (Unincorporated Rural Municipality)

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This municipality is named for a range of hills nearby.

Present Status

Rural Municipality of Killarney-Turtle Mountain (1 January 2007)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Turtle Mountain (15 August 1881)
Amalgamated with Killarney (1 January 2007)

Adjoining Municipalities

Morton, Riverside, Roblin, Strathcona

Constituent Communities

Enterprise, Holmfield, Killarney, Lena, Ninga, Rhodes, Wakopa

Land Area (square km)

920.14

Population

Year

Total

1891

1572

1896

3309

1901

3050

1911

2592

1921

2541

1931

2963

1941

2707

1951

2310

1956

2185

1961

2002

1966

1769

1971

1612

1976

1463

1981

1352

1986

1285

1991

1142

1996

1179

2001

1146

2006

1100

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1881-1882

?

1882-1883

James S. Stevenson [Warden]

1883-1886

William Ryan (1842-?)

1886-1890

Robert Monteith (1843-1930)

1890-1892

Robert Smith

1892-1897

Robert Monteith (1843-1930)

1897-1900

Thomas Shannon

1900-1902

James Wellington Smaill (1860-1937)

1902-1908

John Hannah (1857-1923)

1908-1915

James Miller

1915-1929

Howard Brown

1929-1937

Thomas R. Gregory

1937-1949

Benjamin E. Shaw

1949-1953

Alexander Cochrane

1953-1957

S. J. Tripp

1957-1959

Alexander Cochrane

1959-1971

S. J. Tripp

1971-1972

?

1972-1975

J. M. Chapman

1975-1985

Gordon Leonard Church (1913-1985)

1985-1989

Ivan C. Lawson

1989-2005?

Wayne Nichol

2007

See Killarney-Turtle Mountain

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Turtle Mountain.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Turtle Mountain.

Maps

Killarney-Turtle Mountain

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

In View of Turtle Hill: A Survey of the History of Southwestern Manitoba to 1900 by Norman E. Wright, MA thesis, University of Manitoba, 1951.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 25 June 2022

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