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Rural Municipality of Franklin

For the community west of Neepawa, Manitoba hwy #16 see Franklin, Manitoba

The Rural Municipality of Franklin is a former rural municipality RM in the Canadian province of Manitoba It was originally incorporated as a rural municipality on December 22, 1883 It ceased on January 1, 2015 as a result of its provincially mandated amalgamation with the Town of Emerson to form the Municipality of Emerson – Franklin

The RM was located in the southeastern part of the province, along the border with the state of Minnesota in the United States The 2006 Census reported a population of 1,768 persons, a slight decrease from the 1,781 reported in the 2001 Census The Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation Indian reserve lied between the RM of Franklin and the neighbouring RM of Montcalm

Historic buildings in the RM of Franklin included the All Saints Anglican Church in Dominion City It is now the Franklin Museum


  • 1 Communities
  • 2 Geography
    • 21 Adjacent municipalities
  • 3 External links
  • 4 References



  • Arnaud
  • Carlowrie
  • Dominion City
  • Fredensthal
  • Green Ridge
  • Ridgeville
  • Rosa
  • Roseau River
  • Senkiw
  • Tolstoi
  • Woodmore


According to Statistics Canada, the former RM had an area of 95334 km² 36809 sq mi

Adjacent municipalities

  • Rural Municipality of Montcalm - west, northwest
  • Rural Municipality of De Salaberry - north
  • Rural Municipality of Stuartburn - east
  • Kittson County, Minnesota - south
  • Emerson town - southwest

External links

  • Official website


  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 
  • Geographic Names of Manitoba pg 86 - the Millennium Bureau of Canada
  • Map of Franklin RM at Statcan

Coordinates: 49°08′00″N 97°01′59″W / 4913333°N 9703306°W / 4913333; -9703306

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