List of rural municipalities in Manitoba

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A rural municipality (RM) is a type of incorporated municipality in the Canadian province of Manitoba.[1] Under current legislation, an area must have a minimum population of 1,000 and a density of less than 400 people per square kilometre to incorporate as a rural municipality.[2]

Manitoba has 116 rural municipalities, which had a cumulative population of 259,061 and an average population of 2,233 in the 2011 Census.[3] The province's largest and smallest rural municipalities are the RM of Springfield and the RM of Lakeview with populations of 14,069 and 311 respectively.[3]

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Name Population
(2011)[3]
Population
(2006)[3]
Change
(%)[3]
Area
(km²)[3]
Population
density[3]
Albert 323 339 −4.7 769.55 0.4
Alexander 2,983 2,978 0.2 1,568.66 1.9
Alonsa 1,270 1,446 −12.2 2,977.5 0.4
Archie 325 330 −1.5 577.68 0.6
Argyle 1,071 1,073 −0.2 770.44 1.4
Armstrong 1,835 1,919 −4.4 1,864.96 1
Arthur 413 440 −6.1 765.77 0.5
Bifrost 2,976 2,972 0.1 1,642.58 1.8
Birtle 632 666 −5.1 849.13 0.7
Blanshard 526 586 −10.2 578.98 0.9
Brenda 469 549 −14.6 766 0.6
Brokenhead 4,635 3,940 17.6 750.54 6.2
Cameron 420 433 −3 759.15 0.6
Cartier 3,153 3,162 −0.3 553.42 5.7
Clanwilliam 414 484 −14.5 350.78 1.2
Coldwell 1,351 1,339 0.9 901.84 1.5
Cornwallis 4,378 4,058 7.9 500.88 8.7
Daly 830 868 −4.4 562.45 1.5
Dauphin 2,200 2,328 −5.5 1,516.1 1.5
De Salaberry 3,450 3,349 3 670.29 5.1
Dufferin 2,394 2,298 4.2 915.54 2.6
East St. Paul 9,046 8,733 3.6 42.1 214.9
Edward 574 621 −7.6 769.14 0.7
Ellice 392 423 −7.3 572.74 0.7
Elton 1,257 1,285 −2.2 571.85 2.2
Eriksdale 846 911 −7.1 784.76 1.1
Ethelbert 354 383 −7.6 1,134.5 0.3
Fisher 1,704 1,944 −12.3 1,481.35 1.2
Franklin 1,768 1,768 0 953.34 1.9
Gilbert Plains 812 834 −2.6 1,049.14 0.8
Gimli 5,845 5,797 0.8 319.25 18.3
Glenella 522 517 1 497.14 1.1
Glenwood 602 640 −5.9 577.58 1
Grahamdale 1,354 1,416 −4.4 2,384.62 0.6
Grandview 649 736 −11.8 1,153.42 0.6
Grey 2,025 2,004 1 958.49 2.1
Hamiota 420 437 −3.9 572.38 0.7
Hanover 14,026 11,871 18.2 740.31 18.9
Harrison 864 812 6.4 476.73 1.8
Headingley 3,215 2,726 17.9 106.98 30.1
Hillsburg 426 484 −12 656.76 0.6
Kelsey 2,272 2,453 −7.4 867.64 2.6
Killarney-Turtle Mountain 3,233 3,299 −2 925.13 3.5
La Broquerie 5,198 3,659 42.1 578.2 9
Lac du Bonnet 2,930[4] 2,812 4.2 1,100.17 2.7
Lakeview 311 342 −9.1 567.87 0.5
Langford 767 787 −2.5 561.95 1.4
Lansdowne 723 750 −3.6 766.29 0.9
Lawrence 456 501 −9 761.64 0.6
Lorne 1,884 2,003 −5.9 906.82 2.1
Louise 913 819 11.5 932.67 1
Macdonald 6,280 5,653 11.1 1,156.64 5.4
McCreary 476 476 0 522.69 0.9
Miniota 871 904 −3.7 832.75 1
Minitonas 996 1,105 −9.9 1,197.67 0.8
Minto 644 667 −3.4 363.65 1.8
Montcalm 1,309 1,317 −0.6 469.41 2.8
Morris 2,999 2,662 12.7 1,041.15 2.9
Morton 698 718 −2.8 1,089.88 0.6
Mossey River 539 614 −12.2 1,123.06 0.5
Mountain 1,104 1,336 −17.4 2,607.69 0.4
North Cypress 1,860 1,902 −2.2 1,199.92 1.6
North Norfolk 2,799 2,742 2.1 1,158.76 2.4
Oakland 1,056 1,033 2.2 575.21 1.8
Ochre River 945 929 1.7 535.59 1.8
Odanah 533 540 −1.3 380.25 1.4
Park 935 1,003 −6.8 500.85 1.9
Pembina 1,561 1,712 −8.8 1,114.76 1.4
Piney 1,720 1,755 −2 2,433.77 0.7
Pipestone 1,447 1,419 2 1,147.35 1.3
Portage la Prairie 6,525 6,793 −3.9 1,964.32 3.3
Reynolds 1,285 1,410 −8.9 3,573.79 0.4
Rhineland 4,373 4,125 6 953.42 4.6
Ritchot 5,478 5,051 8.5 333.53 16.4
Riverside 780 809 −3.6 577.34 1.4
Roblin 932 964 −3.3 716.15 1.3
Rockwood 7,964 7,692 3.5 1,199.76 6.6
Roland 1,058 1,002 5.6 485.06 2.2
Rosedale 1,627 1,658 −1.9 865.58 1.9
Rossburn 494 514 −3.9 679.35 0.7
Rosser 1,352 1,364 −0.9 441.43 3.1
Russell 459 484 −5.2 567.83 0.8
Saskatchewan 570 593 −3.9 563.73 1
Shell River 1,084 1,219 −11.1 1,027.65 1.1
Shellmouth-Boulton 930 921 1 1,097.09 0.8
Shoal Lake 1,229 1,235 −0.5 570.76 2.2
Sifton 789 796 −0.9 768.11 1
Siglunes 1,360 1,480 −8.1 837.42 1.6
Silver Creek 460 483 −4.8 525.46 0.9
South Cypress 838 834 0.5 1,095.08 0.8
South Norfolk 1,125 1,170 −3.8 732.03 1.5
Springfield 14,069 12,990 8.3 1,100.83 12.8
St. Andrews 11,875 11,359 4.5 752.7 15.8
St. Clements 10,505 9,706 8.2 728.65 14.4
St. François Xavier 1,240 1,087 14.1 204.55 6.1
St. Laurent 1,305 1,454 −10.2 465.62 2.8
Stanley 8,356 6,367 31.2 835.59 10
Ste. Anne 4,686 4,509 3.9 477.92 9.8
Ste. Rose 771 791 −2.5 626.03 1.2
Strathclair 744 840 −11.4 539.96 1.4
Strathcona 643 727 −11.6 485.56 1.3
Stuartburn 1,535 1,629 −5.8 1,161.65 1.3
Swan River 2,546 2,774 −8.2 1,719.47 1.5
Taché 10,284 9,083 13.2 581.52 17.7
Thompson 1,397 1,259 11 528.57 2.6
Victoria 1,119 1,149 −2.6 697.63 1.6
Victoria Beach 374 388 −3.6 20.28 18.4
Wallace 1,526 1,501 1.7 1,148.75 1.3
West St. Paul 4,932 4,357 13.2 87.66 56.3
Westbourne 1,878 1,906 −1.5 1,261.79 1.5
Whitehead 1,533 1,402 9.3 562.83 2.7
Whitemouth 1,548 1,480 4.6 703.02 2.2
Whitewater 645 648 −0.5 584.25 1.1
Winchester 508 594 −14.5 725.58 0.7
Woodlands 3,521 3,562 −1.2 1,177.22 3
Woodworth 860 890 −3.4 817.84 1.1
Total rural municipalities 259,320 248,860 4.2 101,404.5 2.6

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistical Information 2009". Manitoba Local Government. Retrieved December 23, 2012. 
  2. ^ "The Municipal Act". Government of Manitoba. Retrieved December 23, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Manitoba)". Statistics Canada. May 28, 2012. Retrieved December 23, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Corrections and updates: Population and dwelling count amendments, 2011 Census". Statistics Canada. February 14, 2013. Retrieved February 16, 2013. 

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