List of towns in Manitoba

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Cities and towns in Manitoba

A town is an incorporated urban municipality in the Canadian province of Manitoba.[1] Under current legislation, a community must have a minimum population of 1,000 and a minimum density of 400 people per square kilometre to incorporate as an urban municipality.[2] As an urban municipality, the community has the option to be named a town, village or urban municipality.[2] It also has the option of being named a city once it has a minimum population of 7,500.[2]

Manitoba has 50 towns, which have a cumulative population of 75,138 and an average population of 1,503 in the 2011 Census.[3] The province's largest and smallest towns are The Pas and Grand Rapids with populations of 5,513 and 279 respectively.[3][4]

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Name Population
(2011)[3][4]
Population
(2006)[3]
Change
(%)[3]
Area
(km²)[3]
Population
density[3]
Altona 4,088 3,709 10.2 9.39 435.4
Arborg 1,152 1,021 12.8 2.26 510.1
Beausejour 3,126 2,823 10.7 5.35 584.4
Birtle 664 662 0.3 14.25 46.6
Boissevain 1,572 1,497 5 2.77 567.6
Carberry 1,669 1,502 11.1 4.79 348.6
Carman 3,027 2,781 8.8 4.31 702.4
Churchill 813 923 −11.9 53.96 15.1
Deloraine 977 977 0 2.25 434.5
Emerson 671 689 −2.6 22.28 30.1
Erickson 487 456 6.8 1.3 373.8
Gilbert Plains 811 760 6.7 2.66 304.9
Gillam 1,317[4] 1,209 8.9 1,996.34 0.7
Gladstone 879 802 9.6 2.43 361.4
Grand Rapids 279[4] 336 −17 85.95 3.2
Grandview 859 839 2.4 2.87 299.1
Gretna 556 574 −3.1 2.79 199.5
Hamiota 868 823 5.5 3.38 256.8
Hartney 415 400 3.8 2.45 169.2
Lac du Bonnet 1,069[4] 1,009 5.9 2.25 475.1
Leaf Rapids 453 539 −16 1,272.87 0.4
Lynn Lake 674[4] 714 −5.6 910.23 0.7
MacGregor 963 921 4.6 2.13 452.7
Manitou 808 718 12.5 2.94 275
Melita 1,069 1,051 1.7 2.96 361.1
Minitonas 522 497 5 2.01 259.1
Minnedosa 2,587 2,474 4.6 15.26 169.6
Morris 1,797 1,643 9.4 6.1 294.6
Neepawa 3,629 3,298 10 17.57 206.5
Niverville 3,540 2,464 43.7 8.79 402.9
Oak Lake 383 363 5.5 2.73 140.5
PasThe Pas 5,513 5,589 −1.4 47.83 115.3
Pilot Mound 635 630 0.8 2.7 235.5
Plum Coulee 843 770 9.5 2.48 339.4
Powerview-Pine Falls 1,314 1,294 1.5 5.05 260
Rapid City 417 416 0.2 5.38 77.5
Rivers 1,189 1,193 −0.3 7.97 149.3
Roblin 1,774 1,672 6.1 3.79 467.7
Rossburn 552 546 1.1 3.43 161.1
Russell 1,669 1,590 5 3.15 530.4
Snow Lake 723 837 −13.6 1,211.89 0.6
Souris 1,837 1,772 3.7 3.64 504.5
Ste. Anne 1,626 1,534 6 4.19 387.7
Sainte Rose du Lac 1,023 995 2.8 2.53 404.2
Stonewall 4,536 4,376 3.7 6.02 753.7
Swan River 3,907 3,869 1 6.89 567.4
Teulon 1,124 1,124 0 3.2 351.2
Treherne 616 646 −4.6 1.96 314.1
Virden 3,114 3,010 3.5 8.56 363.6
Winnipeg Beach 1,011 1,017 −0.6 3.88 260.6
Total towns 75,147 71,354 5.3 5,802.16 13.0

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistical Information 2009". Manitoba Local Government. Retrieved December 24, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "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. ^ a b c d e f "Corrections and updates: Population and dwelling count amendments, 2011 Census". Statistics Canada. February 14, 2013. Retrieved February 16, 2013.