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Manitoba Municipalities: Winkler

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This municipality, established in 1892, is named for merchant and politician Valentine Winkler.

Present Status

City of Winkler (7 April 2002)

Incorporation History

Village of Winkler (7 April 1906)
Town of Winkler (7 April 1954)

Adjoining Municipalities

Stanley

Land Area (square km)

17.01

Population

Year

Total

1906

530

1911

458

1916

547

1921

812

1926

971

1931

1005

1936

1036

1941

957

1946

1164

1951

1331

1956

1634

1961

2529

1966

2570

1971

2983

1976

3749

1981

5046

1986

5926

1991

6397

1996

7241

2001

7943

2006

9106

2011

10670

Mayors

Term

Mayor

1907-1909

J. J. Loewen

1910

Gerhard Wieber

1911-1912

J. P. Penner

1913-1914

J. J. Funk

1915-1916

J. P. Penner

1917-1919

Peter Bueckert

1920-1922

John Braun

1923

J. J. Loewen

1924-1927

Peter Bueckert

1928-1935

John J. Enns

1936-1945

Peter Bueckert

1946-1951

George W. Neufeld

1952-1953

Menno Hooge

1954-1959

George W. Neufeld

1960-1965

Peter James Kroeker (1923-2010)

1966-1967

J. Epp

1968-1992

Henry F. Wiebe

1993-1998

John Krahn

1999-2005

Neil Schmidt

2006

?

2007-?

Martin Harder

Memorable Manitobans

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Go here for a list of historic sites in Winkler.

Maps

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Winkler (2005)
Source:
Manitoba Land Initiative

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 November 2014

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