|Census division||No. 17|
|Municipal district||Northern Sunrise County|
|• Governing body||Northern Sunrise County Council|
|Elevation||540 m (1,770 ft)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC-7)|
Three Creeks is an unincorporated community in northern Alberta, Canada.
Northern Alberta is a region located in the Canadian province of Alberta.
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The name of the community is a reference to the three creeks that flow west through the community into the Peace River, among them being Wesley Creek and Carmon Creek.
The Three Creeks Provincial Grazing Reserve provides hunting grounds for moose and deer.
The community is located in census division No. 17. It is administered by Northern Sunrise County and is represented by the Ward 5-Three Creeks councillor.
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Division No. 17 is a census division in Alberta, Canada. It spans the central and northwest portions of northern Alberta and its largest urban community is the Town of Slave Lake. Division No. 17 is the largest census division in Alberta according to area and also has the lowest population density.
Northern Sunrise County is a municipal district in northern Alberta, Canada. Located in Census Division 17, its municipal office is located east of the Town of Peace River at the intersection of Highway 2 and Highway 688.
The community is located along Highway 688, approximately 25 km (16 mi) northeast of the Town of Peace River. It has an elevation of 540 m (1772 ft).
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