Rural Municipality of Cameron

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The Rural Municipality of Cameron is a former rural municipality (RM) in the Canadian province of Manitoba. It was originally incorporated as a rural municipality on November 16, 1896,[1] it ceased on January 1, 2015 as a result of its provincially mandated amalgamation with the RM of Whitewater and the Town of Hartney to form the Municipality of Grassland.[2]

The RM was located southwest of Brandon and was home to about 500 people, it was named for John Donald Cameron, the Attorney General of Manitoba at the time.


Former towns: (previously independently administered)

Unincorporated communities:


  • Fort Desjarlais
  • Fort Ash
  • Fort Grand
  • Hart-Cam Museum[3]
  • Lauder Sandhills


  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.
  3. ^ Hart-Cam Museum

Coordinates: 49°26′37″N 100°34′43″W / 49.44361°N 100.57861°W / 49.44361; -100.57861