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Swan River, Manitoba

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Welcome to Swan River ...

A typical abbreviation for Swan River: Swan Riv.

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Swan River had a population of 3,869 people.<1>

The town of Swan River is 1,100 feet [335 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Swan River 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 Swan River, you will 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.

Swan River is located in the (204) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Swan River had a population of 3,869 people.

The population of Swan River represents 0.34% of the total population of Manitoba (which had 1,148,401 people at that time), making it Manitoba's 13th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 3,869 people, the population of Swan River decreased 4.04% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 4,032 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Swan River.

Communities near Swan River ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2006
Benito   [Map]   370   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Big Woody   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bowsman   [Map]   315   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Durban   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Harlington   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Kenville   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Swan River ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Swan River - they are located in Kansas, Minnesota and Montana.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Swan River. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

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

Websites for Swan River ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Swan River ...

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

In addition to the Tourism page for Swan River, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Swan River.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Swan River. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Swan River:

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Swan River 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 Swan River - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Swan River. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Swan River) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Swan River. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.1000, Longitude: -101.2667     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Swan River.


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