Milltown Hutterite Colony (Elie, Manitoba, Canada)

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The Milltown Hutterite Colony was founded in 1918 in Elie, Manitoba, as a relocation of the Milltown, South Dakota colony. 

Daughter colonies of Milltown Hutterite Colony include: Blumengart Hutterite Colony (Plum Coulee, Manitoba); Glenway Hutterite Colony (Dominion City, Manitoba); Millerdale Hutterite Colony (Miller, South Dakota); Norquay Hutterite Colony (Oakville, Manitoba); and Sunnyside Hutterite Colony (Newton Siding, Manitoba).

In 2021 the colony was a member of the Schmiedeleut Group 1. 

Additional Information


Elie, Manitoba (coordinates: 49.915833, -97.849722 [49° 54' 57" N 97° 50' 59" W]); located 39.7 kilometers (24.7 miles) east of Portage la Prairie and 43.2 km. (26.8 miles) north-west of Winnipeg.


Box 250, 62001 Road 17 W., Elie, Manitoba R0H OHO

Switchboard Phone


Managers and Ministers

Manager Minister Years
Joe Kleinsasser Jake Waldner, 1934-2016 1999
Joe Kleinsasser Jake Waldner, 1934-2016 2000
Joe Kleinsasser Dave Waldner 2001
Joe Kleinsasser Dave Waldner 2021


Map:Milltown Hutterite Colony, Elie, Manitoba

Author(s) Bert Friesen
Date Published April 2021

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