Bagot, Manitoba

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Bagot
Bagot is located in Manitoba
Bagot
Bagot
Location of Bagot in Manitoba
Coordinates: 49°58′9″N 98°37′48″W / 49.96917°N 98.63000°W / 49.96917; -98.63000Coordinates: 49°58′9″N 98°37′48″W / 49.96917°N 98.63000°W / 49.96917; -98.63000
Country  Canada
Province  Manitoba
Region Central Plains
Census Division No. 8
Government
 • Mayor Travis Nearing
 • Governing Body Rural Municipality of North Norfolk Council
 • MP Candice Bergen
 • MLA Stu Briese
Time zone UTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−5 (CDT)
Postal Code R0H 0E0
Area code(s) 204, 431
NTS Map 062G15
GNBC Code GABLM
motto- Facta Non Verba

Bagot is an unincorporated community located in the Rural Municipality of North Norfolk in south central Manitoba, Canada. It is located approximately 24 kilometers (15 miles) west of Portage la Prairie,[1] on Provincial Road 242. It was established as a Canadian Pacific Railroad point in 1881 and named by the Marquis of Lorne, Governor General of Canada, after his aide-de-camp Captain, the Honourable W. R. Bagot, later the fourth Baron of Bagot.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Geographical Names of Canada - Querying Distances". nrcan.gc.ca. 2011-10-24. Archived from the original on 2014-04-16. Retrieved 2013-08-27.
  2. ^ Manitoba Place Names