Teepee Creek

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Teepee Creek
Hamlet
Teepee Creek is located in Alberta
Teepee Creek
Location of Teepee Creek in Alberta
Coordinates: 55°22′27″N 118°24′35″W / 55.3742°N 118.4097°W / 55.3742; -118.4097Coordinates: 55°22′27″N 118°24′35″W / 55.3742°N 118.4097°W / 55.3742; -118.4097
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Census division No. 19
Municipal district County of Grande Prairie No. 1
Government
 • Type Unincorporated
 • Reeve Leanne Beaupre
 • Governing body
Elevation 650 m (2,130 ft)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)

Teepee Creek is a hamlet in northwest Alberta, Canada within the County of Grande Prairie No. 1.[1] It is located north of Bezanson and east of Sexsmith, at the intersection of Highway 674 and Highway 733.

The hamlet is located in census division No. 19 and in the federal riding of Peace River.

It was a farming and ranching community that became an oil and gas based economy during the 1980s.

Amenities[edit]

As of 2006, the community had Teepee Creek School, community hall, fire hall and arena.

Attractions[edit]

Teepee Creek is known to most people for its stampede. In the 1960s the stampede was the most popular rodeo in northern Alberta. The first stampede was held in 1916.

Demographics[edit]

Statistics Canada has not recently published a population for Teepee Creek.

Industry Canada shows that Teepee Creek's greater rural area had a total population of 230 living in 84 dwellings in 2001. With a land area of 213.8 km2 (82.5 sq mi), its greater rural area has a population density of 19.0 /km2 (49 /sq mi).[2]

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