History

Picture of an old barnPhoto Credit: Naomi ZurbaThe Rural Municipality of Dauphin was incorporated in 1897.

Some interesting facts from 1898:
 
The total Assessment of the Rural Municipality of Dauphin in 1898 was $776,058.00 and the first levy was $5,432.00 General Municipal and $2,328.00 for schools.  The total population was 2,093.

Cultivated Acres - 10,873
Number of Horses - 1,031
Number of Cattle - 2,264
Number of Sheep - 145
Number of Pigs - 390
 
Records of the first Municipal Council meeting lists:
Stuart Geekie as Reeve
Ward 1 - Robert McLeod
Ward 2 - William Miller
Ward 3 - D.E McDonald
Ward 4 - H.M Chute
 
There are RM of Dauphin History Books for sale at the Municipal Office for $25.00