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History of Jefferson

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Jefferson was part of the City of West Kildonan (incorporated in 1961) when it became part of the City of Winnipeg which came into legal existence on January 1, 1972.

Jefferson is a residential neighbourhood in the old City of West Kildonan in Winnipeg's northwest region. Its older areas are along its southern border (Carruthers Avenue), along Jefferson Avenue and in its northeast corner, especially along Semple, Royal, Belmont and Kilbride avenues. The majority of the remainder of the houses were built by the 1950s. West Kildonan Collegiate is located in the neighbourhood and apartment blocks and retail property is found on Main Street.