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Manitoba Communities: Whitehead (Rural Municipality)

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This municipality is named for Joseph Whitehead.

Present Status

Rural Municipality of Whitehead (22 December 1883)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Whitehead (22 December 1883)

Adjoining Municipalities

Cornwallis, Daly, Elton, Oakland-Wawanesa, Sifton, Souris-Glenwood, Wallace-Woodworth

Constituent Communities

Alexander, Ashbury, Beresford, Kemnay, Villette

Land Area (square km)

563.90

Population

Year

Total

1891

1464

1896

1273

1901

1782

1911

1934

1921

1835

1931

1741

1941

1464

1951

1315

1956

1230

1961

1191

1966

1172

1971

1201

1976

1291

1981

1291

1986

1440

1991

1421

1996

1535

2001

1457

2006

1402

2011

1533

2016

1661

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1884

?

1885-1886

Robert Hall (1849-1911)

1887-1890

Alexander Nichol

1891

?

1892-1896

C. E. Hall

1897-1899

William Fenwick

1900-1903

A. A. Rowe

1904-1905

Joseph Haig (1849-1942)

1906-1908

Thomas Walker

1909-1910

D. A. Yeomans

1911-1919

R. W. Philp

1920-1923

D. T. Roberts

1924-1926

R. W. Philp

1927-1935

D. A. Yeomans

1936-1967

Oswald Morton McKay (1891-?)

1968-1998

Clarence K. Williamson

1999-2014

Wayne D. Dobbie

2015-?

Heather Curle

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Whitehead.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Whitehead.

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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