Pekisko, Alberta


Description

Pekisko is an unincorporated community in southern Alberta, Canada. It is located in the Municipal District of Foothills No. 31, west of the junction of Cowboy Trail and Highway 540, 35km south of High River and 19km south of Longview.It lies in the Canadian Rockies foothills, north of the Highwood River, at an elevation of 1215m, and is the center of the Pekisko Rangeland, an area of livestock grazing and agriculture. Oil and gas is an increasing part of the economy.The name Pekisko originates from the Blackfoot Cree language "i ta pisko", meaning rolling foothills.The Pekisko Formation (Mississippian limestone) of the Rundle Group was named after this community. A hybrid of Pisum sativum (pea) was also named Pekisko after this area.

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Places Nearby


Alberta Parks - Chain Lakes Provincial Park
Alberta 22, Longview, Alberta T0L 1H0
Campground, Landmark & Historical Place

Longview Jerky Shop
148 Morrison Road, Longview, Alberta T0L 1H0
Food Wholesaler, Grocery Store

Bar U Ranch
P. O. Box 168, Longview, Alberta T0L 1H0
Landmark & Historical Place

South Kananaskis
Kanaaskis Village
Local Business
Java Minute
140 Morrison Road, Longview, Alberta T0L-1H0
Sandwich Shop
High Country Wildlife - Rod Graham
SW 20-19-2-W5 - 10 km north of, Longview, Alberta T0L 1H0
Taxidermist

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