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Chauvin is located 275 km southeast of Edmonton and 78 km south of Lloydminster.
Chauvin is located in the Municipal District of Wainwright No. 61.

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In the year 1908, the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway reached Chauvin.
Chauvin - In 1911, the first bank, the Merchants, opened its office in a small granary-like building that was hauled into town
Chauvin was incorporated on December 30, 1912 and was named after George Von Chauvin, an engineer with the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway.
2023 - Whether you're a local resident or a visitor passing through, here's a list of places to go and things to do in Chauvin and its surrounding areas:
Chauvin Museum: Start your exploration of Chauvin with a visit to the Chauvin Museum. Here, you can learn about the town's history, its early settlers, and the development of the local community. The museum often hosts special exhibits and events that provide insights into the region's past.

Chauvin Agricultural Grounds: If you're in Chauvin during the summer, be sure to check out the Chauvin Agricultural Grounds. This is where you'll find the annual Chauvin Fair, which features rodeo events, live music, food vendors, and a friendly, community atmosphere.

Outdoor Recreation: Chauvin and its surroundings offer great opportunities for outdoor activities. You can explore the nearby countryside through hiking or biking trails, go fishing in local lakes and rivers, or even plan a camping trip to fully immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the area.

Chauvin Centennial Park: Enjoy a peaceful day at Chauvin Centennial Park, a lovely green space where you can have a picnic, play a ... Read MORE...

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Ancestors Who Were Born or Died in Chauvin, Alberta, Canada

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photo of James Charles REINHARTJames Charles REINHART (November 20 1857, Goderich, Ontario, Canada - January 17 1935, Chauvin, Alberta, Canada)
photo of Mary Agnes EVANSMary Agnes EVANS (July 10 1865, Whitechurch, Ontario, Canada - March 7 1949, Chauvin, Alberta, Canada)
female ancestorMarie Corneille "Mary" LANGUEDOC (March 1873, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City) - 1912, Chauvin, Alberta, Canada)
male ancestorThomas MURRAY (1912, Chauvin, Alberta, Canada - , British Columbia, Canada)
female ancestorKatherine Millie CARPENTER (1916, Chauvin, Alberta, Canada - , Paradise, CA, USA)
male ancestorRaymond A LARSON (27 November 1922, Chauvin, Alberta, Canada - 23 December 1952, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)
male ancestorCharles Francois COLLETTE (22 September 1929, Chauvin, Alberta, Canada - 27 September 1971, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada)

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