Macdonald, Manitoba

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For the rural municipality, see Rural Municipality of Macdonald.

Macdonald is an unincorporated community in Manitoba northwest of Portage la Prairie. The Post Office opened in 1884 on 33-12-8W. It was originally known as Drumconner and changed to its present name in 1895 and was located on 35-8-12W. The community is located in the Rural Municipality of Portage la Prairie.

The community is mostly agricultural with a small residential area along Main Street/Centre Street and Cream Street.


PTH 16 (Yellowhead Highway) is the main roadway connecting Macdonald with Portage la Prairie.

Canadian Pacific Railway has a single track passing through Macdonald.


  • Geographic Names of Manitoba (pg. 156) - the Millennium Bureau of Canada

Coordinates: 50°03′25″N 98°28′05″W / 50.057°N 98.468°W / 50.057; -98.468