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Welcome to Hillcrest Mines (aka 'Hillcrest') ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Hillcrest Mines had a population of 564 people.<1>

Hillcrest Mines was incorporated January 31, 1905.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Hillcrest Mines: Named after Charles P. Hill, an earlier settler in this area and the first postmaster.

Time Zone: Hillcrest Mines lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: MST- Heure Normale des Rocheuses (HNR), MDT- Heure Avancée des Rocheuses (HAR).

Note: If you travel west from Hillcrest Mines, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT).

Area codes for Hillcrest Mines: (403) and (587)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Hillcrest Mines: T0K<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Hillcrest Mines had a population of 564 people.

The population of Hillcrest Mines represents 0.02% of the population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time).

The population of Hillcrest Mines represents 0.02% of the population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Hillcrest Mines.

Communities near Hillcrest Mines ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Crowsnest Pass   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the West (W) of Hillcrest Mines

Pincher Creek   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Hillcrest Mines

Lundbreck   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Hillcrest Mines

Cowley   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Hillcrest Mines

Beaver Mines   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Hillcrest Mines

Pincher Station   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Hillcrest Mines

Lille   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of Hillcrest Mines

Coleman   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Hillcrest Mines

Bever Mines   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Hillcrest Mines

Corbin   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Hillcrest Mines

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Hillcrest Mines.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hillcrest Mines. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Hillcrest Mines:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hillcrest Mines ...

Looking for more information about Hillcrest Mines? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Hillcrest Mines? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Hillcrest Mines, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Hillcrest Mines.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hillcrest Mines. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Hillcrest Mines were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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<2>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (403).

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<3>The Canadian Postal Code consists of 6 characters, where the first three characters are the 'Forward Sortation Area (FSA)', with the last three characters being the 'Local Delivery Unit (LDU)'. The Canadian Postal Codes were created as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. So keep in mind that any given Postal Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Hillcrest Mines). The boundaries of the Postal Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other Postal Codes. When looking for a Postal Code, whether Hillcrest Mines or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hillcrest Mines) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hillcrest Mines. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hillcrest Mines

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hillcrest Mines. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.5696, Longitude: -114.3767     [Map].

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