Eagle Butte, Alberta

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Eagle Butte is a rural area south of Medicine Hat and west of the Cypress Hills. It is home to Saint Margaret's Church. The first post office opened in 1900.[1] The locality takes its name from a nearby butte of the same name.[2]location of a confirmed impact crater 10 km in diameter at 49°42'N110°31'W around 65 million years ago.


  1. ^ Cypress Hills (Alberta) Historical Society (1991). Cypress Hills country. Elkwater, Alberta: Cypress Hills (Alberta) Historical Society. p. 47. ISBN 0-88925-918-6.
  2. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 46.

Coordinates: 49°36′18″N 110°26′02″W / 49.60500°N 110.43389°W / 49.60500; -110.43389