Rural Municipality of Harrison

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The Rural Municipality of Harrison 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 RM of Park to form the Municipality of Harrison Park.[2]

The RM was located north of Brandon on the Yellowhead Highway with its offices at Newdale, Manitoba. The main reserve of the Rolling River First Nation lied within the east-central portion of the RM. The RM was named for David Howard Harrison who became premier of Manitoba in 1887.

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  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. 

Coordinates: 50°27′42″N 100°05′31″W / 50.46167°N 100.09194°W / 50.46167; -100.09194