Orion, Alberta

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Orion
Hamlet
Welcome to Orion
Welcome to Orion
Orion is located in Alberta
Orion
Orion
Location of Orion in Alberta
Coordinates: 49°27′12″N 110°48′38″W / 49.45333°N 110.81056°W / 49.45333; -110.81056Coordinates: 49°27′12″N 110°48′38″W / 49.45333°N 110.81056°W / 49.45333; -110.81056
Country Canada
ProvinceAlberta
RegionSouthern Alberta
Census division2
Municipal districtCounty of Forty Mile No. 8
Founded1916
Incorporated1916
Government
 • Governing bodyCounty of Forty Mile No. 8 Council
Elevation
895 m (2,936 ft)
Time zoneUTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Postal code span
Area code(s)+1-403
HighwaysHighway 61
WaterwaysPakowki lake

Orion is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within the County of Forty Mile No. 8.[1] The hamlet is located approximately 78 kilometres (48 mi) south of Medicine Hat along Highway 61.

Services[edit]

Vacant store Orion

The hamlet has a grocery store, a post office, a gas station/hardware store, a newly built church and many remaining facades of past businesses.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-06-24.