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 2017 the colony was a member of the Schmiedeleut Group 2. The minister of the colony was Dave Waldner and the manager of the colony was Joe Kleinsasser.

Additional Information


Location: Elie, Manitoba (coordinates: 49.91654, -97.84873 [49° 54′ 59″ N, 97° 50′ 55″ 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, Elie, Manitoba R0H OHO

Switchboard Phone


Managers and Ministers

Manager Minister Years
Joe Kleinsasser Dave Waldner 2006
Joe Kleinsasser Dave Waldner 2017


Map:Milltown Hutterite Colony, Elie, Manitoba

Author(s) Bert Friesen
Date Published October 2017

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Friesen, Bert. "Milltown Hutterite Colony (Elie, Manitoba, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. October 2017. Web. 24 Mar 2019.,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=154897.

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Friesen, Bert. (October 2017). Milltown Hutterite Colony (Elie, Manitoba, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 24 March 2019, from,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=154897.

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