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Pincher Creek was established in 1878 by the North West Mounted Police as a horse farm to provide remounts for Fort Macleod. The town was named for a pair of pincers that presumably were left behind by prospectors. After hearing that the area had ample grassland, other settlers soon arrived.

Pincher Creek Visitor Information Centre 1037 Bev McLachlin Dr. PINCHER CREEK, AB T0K 1W0. Phone:(403)627-3684

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Ramada Inn & Suites
1132 Table Mountain St. Pincher Creek, AB T0K 1W0
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Heritage Inn Hotel & Convention Centre Pincher Creek
919 Waterton Ave (Hwy 6). Pincher Creek, AB T0K 1W0
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