Hines Creek

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Hines Creek
Village of Hines Creek
Motto: End of Steel
Hines Creek is located in Alberta
Hines Creek
Hines Creek
Coordinates: 56°14′46″N 118°35′38″W / 56.24611°N 118.59389°W / 56.24611; -118.59389Coordinates: 56°14′46″N 118°35′38″W / 56.24611°N 118.59389°W / 56.24611; -118.59389
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Northern Alberta
Census Division No. 17
Municipal district Clear Hills County
 • Village December 31, 1951
 • Mayor Hazel Reintjes
 • Governing body Hines Creek Village Council
Area (2011)[3]
 • Total 4.37 km2 (1.69 sq mi)
Elevation 655 m (2,149 ft)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 380
 • Density 86.9/km2 (225/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Highways 64
Waterways George Lake
Website Official website

HInes Creek is a village in northern Alberta, Canada. It is located 67 km west of Grimshaw and 28 km north of Fairview, along Highway 64.


In the 2011 Census, the Village of Hines Creek had a population of 380 living in 147 of its 157 total dwellings, an -11.6% change from its 2006 population of 430. With a land area of 4.37 km2 (1.69 sq mi), it had a population density of 87.0/km2 (225.2/sq mi) in 2011.[3]

The population of the Village of Hines Creek according to its 2010 municipal census is 396.[4]

In 2006, Hines Creek had a population of 430 living in 176 dwellings, a 1.6% decrease from 2001. The village has a land area of 4.37 km2 (1.69 sq mi) and a population density of 98.4 inhabitants per square kilometer.[5]


Hines Creek Composite School is the only school in Hines Creek and features Grade K-12. It is administered by the Peace River School Division.

Post secondary education is available in the neighbouring town of Fairview at Grande Prairie Regional Fairview Campus.

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  1. ^ "Location and History Profile: Village of Hines Creek" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. October 21, 2016. p. 365. Retrieved October 23, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. October 7, 2016. Retrieved October 10, 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-02-08. 
  4. ^ "2010 Official Population List" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2010-09-15. Retrieved 2011-01-19. 
  5. ^ Statistics Canada. "Canada 2006 Census: Hines Creek - Community Profile". Retrieved 2007-06-08. 

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