Rural Municipality of Thompson

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This article is about the rural municipality. For the city, see Thompson, Manitoba.

Thompson is a rural municipality in the Pembina Valley Region of Manitoba, Canada. It had a population of 1,259 according to the Canada 2006 Census.

The RM was incorporated on 1 November 1908. It took its name from an early settler and its first postmaster, William Thompson. Thomson homesteaded on 5-5-6W in about 1874 and his home was central to the early community. The area was known locally as Thompsonville at that time.

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References[edit]

  • Geographic Names of Manitoba (pg. 273) - the Millennium Bureau of Canada

Coordinates: 49°22′37″N 98°14′21″W / 49.37694°N 98.23917°W / 49.37694; -98.23917