Souris is a town in the southwestern portion of the Canadian province of Manitoba, 2011 population 1,837; total including Glenwood Municipality is 2,439. It is located on the Souris River, from which it takes its name. The town was home to Canada's longest historic cable-stayed footbridge (177 m), known as the Swinging Bridge, which spans the Souris River that divides the town. The Swinging Bridge was built in 1904 as a means of transportation over the Souris River. Residents of Souris are referred to as Sourisites. Souris is surrounded by the Rural Municipality of Glenwood.