Rural Municipality of Headingley

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Headingley is a rural municipality in Manitoba, Canada. It is located directly west of Winnipeg and had a population of 3,215 people at the 2011 census.

The Trans-Canada Highway and the Assiniboine River run through the municipality. The unincorporated community of Headingley is situated within the municipality along Provincial Road 334 near the Trans-Canada Highway.

Suburban Rapid Transit Co. interuban in Headingley, Manitoba. Note the antiquated spelling of 'Headingly' on the train.

In the early part of the 20th century, an interurban train, Route 29, operated by the Suburban Rapid Transit Company, Manitoba served the Headingley area, but this line was discontinued in the 1930s.

From 1972 until 1993, the municipality was part of the City of Winnipeg. It seceded from the larger city in 1993 after extensive complaints that the local needs of the mostly rural community were not being met as part of a large urban city. As a result of the breakup, it is the only municipality besides Winnipeg in Statistics Canada's Manitoba Census Division No. 11.

The municipality takes its name from the suburb of Headingley in the City of Leeds in West Yorkshire, England.


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Coordinates: 49°52′05″N 97°23′27″W / 49.86806°N 97.39083°W / 49.86806; -97.39083