Rural Municipality of Oakland

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The Rural Municipality of Oakland is a former rural municipality (RM) in the Canadian province of Manitoba. It was originally incorporated as a rural municipality on December 22, 1883.[1] It ceased on January 1, 2015 as a result of its provincially mandated amalgamation with the Village of Wawanesa to form the Municipality of Oakland – Wawanesa.[2]



Stratherne School was established in November 1884. It moved in 1890 and, in 1950 it was replaced by a new school. The school was finally closed in 1962. In 1970 a cairn was erected to mark the site.[3]


  1. ^ "Manitoba’s Municipal History: Rural Municipalities and Local Government Districts". The Manitoba Historical Society. September 21, 2014. Retrieved January 2, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Manitoba’s Municipal History: Municipal Amalgamations (2015)". The Manitoba Historical Society. December 1, 2014. Retrieved January 2, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Stratherne School No. 349 (1884-1962)". Manitoba Historical Society. 24 December 2010. Retrieved 18 June 2011. 

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Coordinates: 49°37′15″N 99°50′53″W / 49.62083°N 99.84806°W / 49.62083; -99.84806