Rural Municipality of Thompson
The RM was incorporated on 1 November 1908. It took its name from an early settler and its first postmaster, William Thompson. Thompson homesteaded on 5-5-6W in about 1874 and his home was central to the early community. The area was known locally as Thompsonville at that time.
- Manitoba Municipalities: Rural Municipality of Thompson
- Geographic Names of Manitoba (pg. 273) - the Millennium Bureau of Canada
- Thompson RM, MB Community Profile
- Map of Thompson R.M. at Statcan
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