- For the architect with the surname Teulon, see Samuel Sanders Teulon
|Region||Winnipeg Capital Region|
|• Mayor||Bert Campbell|
|Time zone||CST (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|Postal Code||R0C 3B0|
Teulon is a town located approximately 59 kilometers north of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, on Provincial Truck Highway 7. Located between Stonewall and Gimli, Teulon is commonly referred to as "The Gateway to the Interlake" Teulon is surrounded by the Rural Municipality of Rockwood.
Teulon was founded in 1919, as a settlement for immigrant farmers, by Charles C. Castle, and was affectionately named after his wife's maiden name of "Teulon". Teulon soon became a village, and then became a town in 1997. Its current population (as of January 2008) stands at 1,124.
Teulon is situated in the South Interlake school division [no.21] and is served by two schools:
- Teulon Elementary School teaches kindergarten to grade 6 students.
- Teulon Collegiate Institute teaches grade 7 to grade 12 .
Teulon is represented by a Head of Council (Mayor), a Deputy Mayor, and 3 councillors. The current incumbents of the positions are:
- Bert Campbell - Mayor
- Jim Dola - Deputy Mayor; Councillor
- Linda Lamoureux - Councillor
- Cherise Griffin - Councillor
- Michael Ledarney - Councillor
Teulon residents enjoy the Teulon Golf & Country Club, Green Acres Park & Campground, Teulon Curling Club, Teulon Rockwood Arena, Teulon Rockwood Centennial Centre, South Interlake Regional Library, Teulon and District Museum, amongst many other fine attractions.
For those visiting, Teulon accommodates you with a 2 room motel, and the Teulon Motor Hotel & Bar.
Teulon has been known for its Truck & Tractor Pull, along with the Demolition Derby, at the rodeo grounds contained within Green Acres Park. The contest brings out competitors from all over the county.
A short drive to Stonewall's "Quarry Days," Winnipeg Beach's "Boardwalk Days," and Gimli's "Icelandic Festival," children and "children at heart" of Teulon are able to take in many stops of the Manitoba travelling carnival, Wonder Shows. As well as their own at home version, known as "Teulon Dayz."
Annually, the Town of Teulon holds a Santa Claus parade started by Gloria Joy Anderson, most often followed by a bonspiel. Volunteers take pride in creating floats, decorating their vehicles and tractors, and tossing candy to the wide turnout of guests.
Local newspapers of Teulon include the Stonewall Teulon Tribune, the Stonewall Argus & Teulon Times and the Interlake Spectator. The County Speculator
- Town of Teulon Official Website. "Visitor information". teulon.ca. Retrieved 2008-01-16.