MD of Pincher Creek


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Beaver Mines

The hamlet of Beaver Mines owes its economic origins to the lumbering, agricultural & coal mining industries. A unique railway feature ensured that this community flourished prior to the First World War. The first logging operation in the Pincher Creek area was centered at Mountain Mill, some...

Cowley

The village of Cowley is located in sunny south-western Alberta, nestled between the Rocky Mountains and the Alberta foothills. Cowley is just minutes from Pincher Creek and one hour from Lethbridge. Cowley is in cattle country, where the majority of the population resides in the country and their...

Lowland Heights

Historically, Lowland Heights has served as a point along a valuable transportation link between Pincher Creek and its neighbor to the east, Fort Macleod. Situated along the banks of the Pincher Creek immediately east of this famed Northwest Mounted Police Horse Ranch, Lowland Heights is located along...

Lundbreck

Like Beaver Mines, the community of Lundbreck owes its economic origins to both the ranching and coal mining industries. Their contributions actually pre-date the establishment of the settlement. Local ranching started in the late 1870s as a collage of family and corporate based operations. During...

Pincher Creek

Located on the edge of the Rocky Mountains, Pincher Creek has it all; water, mountains, rolling hills, prairie and some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world. Originally developed for its agricultural possibilities, the Pincher Creek area provides a great variety of opportunities for both...

Pincher Station

Although there had been some ranching in the district as early as the late 1880s, Pincher City really came into its own as a settlement in 1898 with the construction of the Crowsnest Branch of the Canadian Pacific Railway. The railway conglomerate chose to avoid building through Pincher Creek, located...