Rural Municipality of Russell

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The Rural Municipality of Russell is a former rural municipality (RM) in the Canadian province of Manitoba. It was originally incorporated as a rural municipality on August 15, 1881.[1] It ceased on January 1, 2015 as a result of its provincially mandated amalgamation with the Town of Russell and the Village of Binscarth to form the Municipality of Russell – Binscarth.[2]

The former RM is located in the Parkland Region of the province adjacent to the Gambler 63 First Nations Indian reserve to the south. It had a population of 661 according to the Canada 2006 Census.



  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. 

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Coordinates: 50°43′38″N 101°22′08″W / 50.72722°N 101.36889°W / 50.72722; -101.36889