Elgin, Manitoba

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Elgin in 1909

Elgin is an unincorporated community recognized as a local urban district[1] in the Rural Municipality of Whitewater in the Canadian province of Manitoba. It is located in southwestern Manitoba.

Major attractions[edit]

The Elgin and District Historical Museum, open during July and August, details the history of Elgin and of the Rural Municipality of Whitewater. The Whitewater Centennial Park, located one mile east of Elgin, is a popular recreation area for birdwatching, camping, picnicking, golfing, hiking and other recreational activities. Elgin also has a museum that is open all summer on weekends. In 2012 the West Elgin Mall shut down.

Notable people[edit]


  1. ^ "Local Urban Districts Regulation". Government of Manitoba. April 23, 2016. Retrieved April 24, 2016. 

Ahrens, C. (2007). Essentials of Meteorology. Pacific Grove: Brooks Cole. ISBN 978-0-495-11477-2. 

Coordinates: 49°26′38″N 100°16′09″W / 49.44389°N 100.26917°W / 49.44389; -100.26917