10 Interesting Facts About Morden, Manitoba



Facts About Morden

  • Morden was founded in 1882 when the Canadian Pacific Railway built a railway line crossing the Dead Horse Creek
  • The Manitoba government granted Morden town status in 1903 and later city status in 2012.
  • The highest temperature ever recorded in Morden was 111 °F on 11 July 1936. The coldest temperature ever recorded was −42.0 °C on 16 January 1993.
  • Morden was incorporated as a municipality on January 1, 1882.
  • Morden is home to the largest collection of marine reptile fossils in Canada, located at the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre.
  • The Estimated Population of Morden is 8,668.
  • Morden is a city located in the Pembina Valley region of southern Manitoba, Canada.
  • The Geographic coordinates of Morden are 49°11’30.8″N (49.1919000°) 98°06’04.9″W (-98.1013600°).
  • Morden hosts the Morden Corn and Apple Festival, which is held annually in downtown Morden.
  • The settlement was renamed “Morden”, after Alvey Morden, on whose family’s land the community was established.
Facts About Morden Manitoba
Facts About Morden Manitoba