Grandview, Manitoba

Grandview is an unincorporated urban community in the Grandview Municipality within the Canadian province of Manitoba that held town status prior to January 1, 2015. It is located 45 kilometres west of the City of Dauphin along the Valley River.

Grandview
CountryCanada Canada
Province Manitoba
Area
 • Total1,153.4 km2 (445.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total1,482
 • Density1.2/km2 (3/sq mi)
 • Change 2011-2016
Decrease2.7%
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central Standard Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5

The community was named for the picturesque views of both the Duck Mountains to the north and the Riding Mountains to the south. The main access to the community is Provincial Highway 5. Grandview railway station is served by Via Rail.

The local economy is agriculturally and service industry based. However, at one time a thriving economy was also based on a local wood mill.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Community Profiles From the 2006 Census". Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

Coordinates: 51°10′27″N 100°41′52″W / 51.17417°N 100.69778°W / 51.17417; -100.69778