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Hines Creek, Alberta

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Welcome to Hines Creek ...

A typical abbreviation for Hines Creek: Hines Crk. (or less commonly used: Hines Ck. or Hines Cr.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Hines Creek for more information about variations on the name of Hines Creek.

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Hines Creek had a population of 430 people.<1>

The village of Hines Creek is 2,170 feet [661 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Hines Creek is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Hines Creek 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).

Area codes for Hines Creek: (780) & (587)<3>

The Canadian Postal Code for Hines Creek: T0H<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Hines Creek had a population of 430 people.

The population of Hines Creek represents 0.01% of the total population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 162nd most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 430 people, the population of Hines Creek decreased 1.6% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 437 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Hines Creek.

Communities near Hines Creek ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Hines Creek and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2006
Blueberry Mountain   [Map]   ---   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Bluesky   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Brownvale   [Map]   ---   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Dunvegan   [Map]   ---   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Eureka River   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fairview   [Map]   3,297   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Hines Creek.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hines Creek. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Hines Creek:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hines Creek ...

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

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

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Hines Creek. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Hines Creek 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hines Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (780). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Hines Creek.

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<4>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 Hines Creek). 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 Hines Creek or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Hines Creek. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hines Creek) 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 Hines Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hines Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hines Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 56.2465, Longitude: -118.6025     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Hines Creek.