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Typical Abbreviation: Pincher Sta.

Time Zone: Pincher Station lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT)<1> The time zone in French: MST- Heure Normale des Rocheuses (HNR), MDT- Heure Avancée des Rocheuses (HAR).

Telephone Area Codes: (403), (587)<2>

Postal Forward Sortation Area (FSA): T0K<3>

Elevation: 3,700 feet [1,127.76 m] above sea level<4>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<5>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Pincher Station. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.5260, Longitude: -113.9482     [Map].

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   49° 31' 33"
Lon:   -113° 56' 53"

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Population

2006:     3,290,350 (10.61% increase since 2001)  
2001:     2,974,807

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Official Website:   www.alberta.ca/
Tourism:   www.travelalberta.com/

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<1>While Pincher Station is in the Mountain Time Zone, the area to the west is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT).

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<2>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (403). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Pincher Station.

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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 Pincher Station). 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 Pincher Station or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pincher Station - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Pincher Station, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Pincher Station.