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Pincher Creek

Pincher Creek was named when a group of prospectors lost a pincer in a small creek at the location of the town and the princers would have been used for trimming the feet of horses.


Location:  Pincher Creek is located in the southwest corner of the Province.


Judicial District:  Lethbridge / Macleod Judicial District


Provincial Courthouse – Pincher Creek


Location:  782 Main Street / Police Avenue

Built:  1975 – 1977

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Stavro Melathopolous

Contractor:  Unknown


Description:  The building faces north and is a two story red coloured brick, concrete and glass structure. The court section is a one story wing on the west side with a recessed entrance on the north front. The Provincial Building is along the east side with a glass entrance at the centre of the north side. The roof line is flat.


See:  Within the Lethbridge / Macleod Judicial District is the Court of Queens Bench at Lehbridge and Provincial Courthouses located at CardstonFort Macleod and Taber.














Photos taken 2015