Pincher Station

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Fertilizer grain elevator along the train tracks in Pincher Station.
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" (PDF). 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)