Kemnay, Manitoba

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Kemnay
Kemnay is located in Manitoba
Kemnay
Kemnay
Coordinates: 49°50′30″N 100°08′03″W / 49.84167°N 100.13417°W / 49.84167; -100.13417Coordinates: 49°50′30″N 100°08′03″W / 49.84167°N 100.13417°W / 49.84167; -100.13417
Country Canada
Province Manitoba
Rural Municipality Whitehead
Area code(s) 204

Kemnay is a small community in Manitoba. It is located in the Rural Municipality of Whitehead about 10 kilometres west of Brandon on PTH 1A. Kemnay has the same name as Kemnay, a community in Scotland.[1]

In October 2001, most of the community was evacuated when a train carrying methanol and vinyl acetate derailed near Kemnay.[2]

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  1. ^ Geographic Board of Canada (1933). Place-names of Manitoba. Ottawa: J. O. Patenaude, acting King's printer. p. 47. Retrieved 11 October 2017. 
  2. ^ "Chemicals spill in derailment". The Record. Kitchener, Ontario. October 3, 2001. pp. D.11. Retrieved April 18, 2010.