Bede, Manitoba

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Bede is located in Manitoba
Location of Bede in Manitoba
Coordinates: 49°23′56″N 100°58′7″W / 49.39889°N 100.96861°W / 49.39889; -100.96861Coordinates: 49°23′56″N 100°58′7″W / 49.39889°N 100.96861°W / 49.39889; -100.96861
Country  Canada
Province  Manitoba
Region Westman Region
Census Division No. 5
 • Governing Body Rural Municipality of Albert Council
 • MP Larry Maguire
 • MLA Vacant
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC−5)
Area code(s) 204
NTS Map 062F07

Bede is a community in the Rural Municipality of Albert, Manitoba, Canada. The community is located at the intersection of Highway 345 & Highway 83 between the communities of Broomhill and Bernice, approximately 115 km south-west of Brandon, Manitoba only 16 km north of the Town of Melita. Very little remains of Bede, only a historic school house and the community cemetery remain.

The first Post Office, located on 30-5-26W, was opened under the name of Shilson in 1897. It became Ruth in 1908 and was located on 18-5-26W. The P.O. became Bede in 1925. It became a Canadian Pacific railway point in 1906.


Bede is served by Manitoba highways 345 and 83.

See also[edit]


  • Geographic Names of Manitoba (pg. 22) - the Millennium Bureau of Canada