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Manitoba Communities: Winkler (City)

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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

2016

12660

2021

13745

Mayors

Term

Mayor

1906-1909

J. J. Loewen

1909-1910

Gerhard Wiebe

1910-1912

J. P. Penner

1912-1914

J. J. Funk

1914-1916

J. P. Penner

1916-1919

Peter Bueckert

1919-1922

John Braun

1922-1923

J. J. Loewen

1923-1927

Peter Bueckert

1927-1935

John J. Enns

1935-1945

Peter Bueckert

1945-1951

George W. Neufeld

1951-1953

Menno Hooge

1953-1959

George W. Neufeld

1959-1965

Peter James Kroeker (1923-2010)

1965-1967

J. Epp

1967-1992

Henry F. Wiebe

1992-1998

John Krahn

1998-2005

Neil Schmidt

2005-2006

?

2006-2022

Martin Harder

2022-?

Henry Siemens

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

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: 28 October 2022

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