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Cairns, Alberta

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Introduction ...

So far, we have found very little information about Cairns. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Cairns to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Cairns, please Contact Us.

When we're planning a trip and want to make reservations or still at home and looking for a place to eat, we usually start by visiting the TripAdvisor website. Once on their website we search for what's available, then check the recommendations and experiences of other people.

Although there are many ways of searching the TripAdvisor website, we prefer to start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page. On the Tourism page you'll find a quick overview of the community, with links to restaurants, lodging, flights, rentals and nearby attractions.

While we are unaware of a TripAdvisor Tourism page that is specific to Cairns, there are nearby communities that are likely to provide the information that you're looking for. If you want to learn more about those communities, the following map should be of help.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages Near Cairns   ...

The red map marker shows the location of Cairns. In this case, we are unaware of a TripAdvisor Tourism page for Cairns.

Clicking on a blue marker will open the TripAdvisor Tourism page for that community. The Tourism page will open in a new browser window.

An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map. As above, clicking on a marker will open the selected Tourism page in a new window. Clicking on the community's name will cause a jump to the Tourism map for that community.



  Irma (AB)  
  Wainwright (AB)  
  Marsden (SK)  
  Edgerton (AB)  
  Lougheed (AB)  
  Chauvin (AB)  
  Hardisty (AB)  
  Provost (AB)  
  Macklin (SK)  
  Consort (AB)  

List of Neighboring TripAdvisor Tourism Pages ...

Below is a list of those communities which have a TripAdvisor Tourism page and are relatively close to Cairns - within 49 miles [78.9 km].

Our list sorts the communities in alphabetical order. There are 10 communities listed.

For each community, we give:

  • The approximate distance and direction from Cairns
  • If we know it, we give the population of the community
  • A link to the TripAdvisor Tourism page. The TripAdvisor page will open in a new browser window
  • A link that will jump to our map for the community's map of Tourism pages


29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) of Cairns

Population: 308

TripAdvisor Tourism page for Chauvin

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  Chauvin


49 miles [78.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Cairns

Population: 217

TripAdvisor Tourism page for Lougheed

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  Lougheed


24 miles [38.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of Cairns

Population: 739

TripAdvisor Tourism page for Consort

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  Consort


25 miles [40.2 km] to the East (E) of Cairns

Population: 1,415

TripAdvisor Tourism page for Macklin

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  Macklin


28 miles [45.1 km] to the North (N) of Cairns

Population: 373

TripAdvisor Tourism page for Edgerton

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  Edgerton


45 miles [72.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Cairns

Population: 284

TripAdvisor Tourism page for Marsden

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  Marsden


38 miles [61.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Cairns

Population: 760

TripAdvisor Tourism page for Hardisty

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  Hardisty


12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Cairns

Population: 2,041

TripAdvisor Tourism page for Provost

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  Provost


48 miles [77.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Cairns

Population: 444

TripAdvisor Tourism page for Irma

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  Irma


36 miles [57.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of Cairns

Population: 5,925

TripAdvisor Tourism page for Wainwright

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  Wainwright


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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Cairns, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from Cairns. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cairns) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cairns. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cairns

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cairns. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.3472, Longitude: -110.5556     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cairns have been estimated.

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