Swan River is a town in Manitoba, Canada. It is surrounded by the Rural Municipality of Swan River and in the Swan River Valley. Swan River goes about as the center to the encompassing networks of Minitonas, Benito, Bowsman, Birch River, and alternate networks in the valley. Starting at 2011, Swan River is Manitoba's fifteenth biggest in populace. The number of inhabitants in the town as indicated by Statistics Canada in 2016 was 4,014, with an extra 2,829 individuals living in the encompassing rustic region of Swan River. Situated in a valley between the Duck Mountains and the Porcupine Hills, the town of Swan River is near the Saskatchewan limit in west-focal Manitoba.
The town is arranged along the Swan River which streams into Swan Lake 55 km toward the north-east. Swan Lake is accepted to be named for the swans that once frequented the lake, however are these days just regular guests. Henry Kelsey turned into the primary European adventurer to visit the territory in 1690. The name of the lake is first noted on a guide made by Peter Fidler in 1795 and again on a French guide in 1802. The principal lasting European settlement goes back to 1770, when hide merchants from both the Hudson's Bay Company and the North West Company built up stations along the Swan River where they purchased and sold products to neighborhood Cree people groups by method for birch bark kayaks.