Pincher Station

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Fertilizer grain elevator along the train tracks in Pincher Station.
Pincher Station from Alberta Highway 6
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]

Demographics

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Pincher Station recorded a population of 25 living in 11 of its 12 total private dwellings, a change of 0% from its 2011 population of 25. With a land area of 0.4 km2 (0.15 sq mi), it had a population density of 62.5/km2 (161.9/sq mi) in 2016.[4]

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.[5]

See also

References

  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, 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 13, 2017.
  5. ^ "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)

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