- Austin, Manitoba
Austin is a town in western
Manitobaon the Trans-Canada Highwayabout 110 km (85 miles) west of Winnipeg. It sits at the western edge of the table-flat Portage Plains, but to the south and west is surrounded by miles of low wooded hills known as the Carberry sandhills. The biggest attraction is the annual Rodeo and Threshermen's Reunionheld at the Manitoba Agricultural Museumthe last four business days of July.Austin received its name in 1881 from the Marquis of Lorne, then Governor General of Canadawhile he was on a western tour during construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway. Many German immigrants of Mennonitereligion moved in to the Austin Manitoba area.Ausin has 1 elementary shool, 1 postal office, 1 curling/hokey rink, 2 grocery stores and a Credit Union. The reeve of Austin is Neil Christoferson.
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Manitoba Agricultural Museum — Location Austin, Manitoba, Canada. Type Agricultural Museum Website www.ag museum.com The Manitoba Agricultural Museum is dedicated to collecting vintage farm machinery and buildings from 1900 and beyond. Located on 50 acres … Wikipedia
Austin (disambiguation) — Austin may refer to: People: See Austin (name) Geographical locationsIn the United States:*Austin, Texas, the state capital of Texas *Austin, Arkansas *Austin, Colorado *Austin, Chicago, in Illinois *Austin, Indiana *Austin, Minnesota *Austin,… … Wikipedia
Austin — steht für: Austin (Familienname), Austin als Familienname Austin College, ein College in Sherman, Texas Austin Motor Company, eine englische Automarke namens Austin American Austin Car Company, kurze Zeit eine amerikanische Automarke S. P. Austin … Deutsch Wikipedia
Manitoba Amateur Radio Museum — The Manitoba Amateur Radio Museum is dedicated to collecting, restoring and operation antique communication equipment and now has over 3700 artifacts on display. The Museum is located on the grounds of the Manitoba Agricultural Museum in Austin,… … Wikipedia
Manitoba Highway 34 — Highway 34 Route information Length: 142 km (88 mi) Existed: 1955 – present … Wikipedia
Manitoba general election, 1941 — Manitoba s general election of April 22, 1941 was held to elect Members of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Manitoba, Canada. This election was held shortly after the formation of a coalition government in December 1940. The coalition… … Wikipedia
Austin Clarke (Manitoba politician) — Austin Lloyd Clarke (February 18, 1896 1945) was a politician in Manitoba, Canada. He served in the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba as a Liberal Progressive representative from 1941 to 1945. Early life and education Clarke was born in Cornwall,… … Wikipedia
Manitoba Highway 23 — Highway 23 Route information Length: 276 km (171 mi) Major junctions … Wikipedia
Manitoba Highway 2 — Highway 2 Red Coat Trail Route information Length: 315 km (196 mi) … Wikipedia
Manitoba Highway 3 — Highway 3 Boundary Commission Trail Route information Length: 395 km (245 mi) … Wikipedia