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Location

Regardless of the nature of a business, location and proximity are key to success and efficient operations.

The Town of Pincher Creek is located in the South West corner of Alberta and is easily accessed from all directions. This location places Pincher Creek in the enviable position of servicing two highways, along with year round tourist traffic from Waterton Lakes Park, Castle Mountain Ski Resort, and the Old Man River Dam.
These attractions are 30 minutes or less from Pincher Creek, and draw over 500,000 visitors per year. Combined with Pincher Creek’s 35,000 Trade Area residents, it is well situated to become the business hub of South Western Alberta.


Proximity

  • 211 km south of Calgary
  • 103 km west of Lethbridge
  • 221 km east of Cranbrook, BC
  • 369 km north of Great Falls, Montana

Trading Area

  • 35,000 residents within its 100 km Trading Area

Highway Infrastructure

  • The Crowsnest Highway #3 is the main highway running east and west
  • Nearby highways running north and south are #6, #22 and #2

Time Zone

  • Located in the Mountain Standard Time Zone

Public Notices

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FCSS Funding
September 14, 2022
The Pincher Creek & District Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) is now accepting applications for 2023 funding.
Decorate your business for Rodeo Weekend Challenge
August 18, 2022
Decorate your business for Rodeo Weekend; create an inviting atmosphere for Pincher Creek guests & locals!  We suggest decorating the outside of your business to invite people in and then keep them by creating a fun atmosphere inside- but it’s up to you!   
Pincher Creek Flood Hazard Study
August 1, 2022
The Pincher Creek Flood Hazard Study assesses and identifies flood hazards along 14 km of Pincher Creek and 7 km of Kettles Creek through Pincher Creek and Municipal District of Pincher Creek.
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