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This community was named in 1881 by the Marquis of Lorne, Governor General of Canada from 1878 to 1883, during a visit to western Canada. It commemorated Sidney Austin, a correspondent for the London Graphic, who accompanied the group.
Go here for a list of historic sites in Austin.
Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 3 August 2017