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Welcome to Russell ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Russell had a population of 1,590 people.<1>

The town of Russell is 1,840 feet [561 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Russell lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: CST- Heure Normale du Centre (HNC), CDT- Heure Avancée du Centre (HAC).

Note: If you travel west from Russell (for example, toward Langenburg (SK)), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Central Standard Time Zone (CST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.

The area code for Russell: (204)

The Canadian Postal Code for Russell: R0J<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Russell had a population of 1,590 people.

The population of Russell represents 0.14% of the total population of Manitoba (which had 1,148,401 people at that time), making it Manitoba's 28th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 1,590 people, the population of Russell has remained roughly the same as the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 1,587 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Russell.

Communities near Russell ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Russell and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2006
Angusville   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Binscarth   [Map]   395   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cracknell   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Endcliffs   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Foxwarren   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Harrowby   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Russell.

Communities Also Named Russell ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 44 communities that are also named Russell - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan (4), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, North Dakota (2), Ohio (2), Oklahoma (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia (2), Washington and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Russell.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Russell. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Russell:

Websites for Russell ...

Official Website:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Russell ...

Looking for more information about Russell? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Russell, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Russell.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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The official website for Province of Manitoba:

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Russell were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Russell - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>The Canadian Postal Code consists of 6 characters, where the first three characters are the 'Forward Sortation Area (FSA)', with the last three characters being the 'Local Delivery Unit (LDU)'. The Canadian Postal Codes were created as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. So keep in mind that any given Postal Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Russell). The boundaries of the Postal Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other Postal Codes. When looking for a Postal Code, whether Russell or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Russell) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Russell. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Russell

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Russell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.7805, Longitude: -101.2849     [Map].

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