Pincher Station

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Pincher Station is located in Alberta
Pincher Station
Pincher Station
Location of Pincher Station Alberta

Pincher Station, once known as Pincher City,[1] is a hamlet in southern Alberta, Canada within the Municipal District of Pincher Creek No. 9.[2] It is located on Highway 3, approximately 83 kilometres (52 mi) southwest of Lethbridge. Previously an incorporated community, Pincher City dissolved from village status on May 3, 1932.[3]


As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Pincher Station had a population of 25 living in 12 of its 13 total dwellings, a -37.5% change from its 2006 population of 40. With a land area of 0.41 km2 (0.16 sq mi), it had a population density of 61.0/km2 (158/sq mi) in 2011.[4]

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  1. ^ M.D. of Pincher Creek No. 9. "History of Pincher Station". Retrieved 2010-04-12. 
  2. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities". Retrieved 2010-07-03. 
  3. ^ "Table 6a: Population by census divisions and subdivisions showing reorganization of rural areas, 1931-1946". Census of the Prairie Provinces, 1946. Volume I: Population. Ottawa: Dominion Bureau of Statistics. 1949. p. 416. 
  4. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-04-07. 

Coordinates: 49°31′26.35″N 113°56′51.58″W / 49.5239861°N 113.9476611°W / 49.5239861; -113.9476611 (Pincher Station)