Manitoba Communities: Emerson (Unincorporated Town)
This municipality was named in 1879 by William N. Fairbanks after the American essayist and philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882).
Search the MHS collection of biographies for ones connected to Emerson:
Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.
We thank Wayne Arseny for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 17 March 2023