RoadsideThoughs depends on cookies for its operation. Please refer to our Privacy page for details. By closing this banner or continuing to browse RoadsideThoughts, you agree to the use of cookies.

  RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
  Sitemap
     
>> >> >>
 
   
 

Magrath, Alberta

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Other AB
Communities

 The location of Magrath 

Click for Interactive Map

Click for Interactive Map
Click here for an interactive map for Magrath
and the surrounding area.
 
 

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Magrath.

This page contains five sections:

Around Magrath ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Lethbridge. It is located about 19 miles [30 km] to the north of Magrath. Lethbridge has a population of 83,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Taber. It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the northeast of Magrath and has a population of 8,200 people.

For comparison, Magrath has a population of 2,200 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Magrath and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Barnwell   [Map]   613   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Cardston   [Map]   3,452   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Carmangay   [Map]   336   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Coaldale   [Map]   6,177   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Coalhurst   [Map]   1,523   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Fort MacLeod   [Map]   3,072   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Granum   [Map]   415   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Milk River   [Map]   816   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Nobleford   [Map]   689   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Picture Butte   [Map]   1,592   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Pincher Creek   [Map]   3,625   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Raymond   [Map]   3,225   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Shaughnessy   [Map]   ---   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Stirling   [Map]   921   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Warner   [Map]   307   E   31 miles [49.9 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Aetna   [Map]   ---   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Chin   [Map]   ---   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Cranford   [Map]   ---   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Del Bonita   [Map]   ---   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Diamond City   [Map]   ---   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Eastview Acres   [Map]   ---   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Glenwood   [Map]   280   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Kimball   [Map]   ---   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Monarch   [Map]   ---   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
New Dayton   [Map]   ---   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Spring Coulee   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Stand Off   [Map]   ---   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Sunset Acres   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Welling   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Woolford   [Map]   ---   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Magrath ...

Looking for more information about Magrath? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Magrath, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Magrath.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Magrath.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Magrath. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Airports Near Magrath ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Magrath.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lethbridge Co. Airport(YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   CYQL   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cardston Airport   [Map]   CEA6   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Del Bonita / Whetstone Intl.   [Map]   CEQ4   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Warner Airport   [Map]   CEP6   ESE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Fort Macleod Airport   [Map]   CEY3   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Taber Airport   [Map]   CED5   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Milk River Airport   [Map]   CEW5   ESE   41 miles [66 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Magrath.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Magrath. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   NNW   127 miles [204.4 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   N   270 miles [434.5 km]
Kelowna Intl. (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   CYLW   W   293 miles [471.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lethbridge Co. Airport(YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   CYQL   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Medicine Hat Airport(YXH/CYXH)   [Map]   CYXH   ENE   104 miles [167.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Cardston Airport   [Map]   CEA6   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Del Bonita / Whetstone Intl.   [Map]   CEQ4   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Warner Airport   [Map]   CEP6   ESE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Fort Macleod Airport   [Map]   CEY3   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Taber Airport   [Map]   CED5   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Milk River Airport   [Map]   CEW5   ESE   41 miles [66 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
        Website for Calgary International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
        Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pincher Creek Airport   (WPC/CZPC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
        Website for Kelowna International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Medicine Hat Airport   (YXH/CYXH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Magrath. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Alberta: www.alberta.ca/







Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Magrath were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

- Return to Citation

<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Magrath. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Magrath) 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 Magrath. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Magrath

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Magrath. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.4174, Longitude: -112.8686     [Map].

- Return to Citation

<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

- Return to Citation

<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

- Return to Citation

<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Magrath), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

- Return to Citation


For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Magrath.



 
 
 

Community
Profile
Nearby
 
Census
 
Genealogy
Helper
Tidbits &
Trivia
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Summarized
 
Other   AB
Communities
 
 
 

Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 
 

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

Copyright 2016
All Rights Reserved
This page was last modified: 15 Nov 2016
By John Hall