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Travers, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Although we found mention of Travers during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Over time, we expect to discover additional information that will be added to our Gazetteer.

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 Travers, there are communities in the surrounding area that have Tourism pages that may be of help. The following map should help you find find those communities communities.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages Near Travers   ...

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

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.



  Cluny     Vauxhall  
  Bassano     Claresholm  
  Duchess     Nobleford  
  Mossleigh     Granum  
  Patricia     Taber  
  Brooks     Coaldale  
  Vulcan     Lethbridge  

List of Neighboring TripAdvisor Tourism Pages ...

Below is a list of those communities which have a TripAdvisor Tourism page and are relatively close to Travers - within 50 miles [80.5 km].

Our list sorts the communities in alphabetical order. There are 15 communities listed.

For each community, we give:

  • The approximate distance and direction from Travers
  • 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


37 miles [59.5 km]<2> to the North (N) of Travers

Population: 1,282

TripAdvisor Tourism page for Bassano

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  Bassano


46 miles [74 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Travers

TripAdvisor Tourism page for Mossleigh

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  Mossleigh


36 miles [57.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Travers

Population: 13,818

TripAdvisor Tourism page for Brooks

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  Brooks


33 miles [53.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Travers

Population: 1,000

TripAdvisor Tourism page for Nobleford

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  Nobleford


48 miles [77.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of Travers

Population: 3,758

TripAdvisor Tourism page for Claresholm

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  Claresholm


49 miles [78.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Travers

Population: 108

TripAdvisor Tourism page for Patricia

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  Patricia


45 miles [72.4 km] to the North (N) of Travers

Population: 60

TripAdvisor Tourism page for Cluny

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  Cluny


47 miles [75.6 km] to the West (W) of Travers

Population: 435

TripAdvisor Tourism page for Stavely

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  Stavely


35 miles [56.3 km] to the South (S) of Travers

Population: 7,493

TripAdvisor Tourism page for Coaldale

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  Coaldale


36 miles [57.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of Travers

Population: 8,199

TripAdvisor Tourism page for Taber

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  Taber


43 miles [69.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Travers

Population: 978

TripAdvisor Tourism page for Duchess

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  Duchess


23 miles [37 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of Travers

Population: 1,069

TripAdvisor Tourism page for Vauxhall

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  Vauxhall


50 miles [80.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of Travers

Population: 415

TripAdvisor Tourism page for Granum

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  Granum


33 miles [53.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of Travers

Population: 1,836

TripAdvisor Tourism page for Vulcan

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  Vulcan


40 miles [64.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of Travers

Population: 83,517

TripAdvisor Tourism page for Lethbridge

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  Lethbridge


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Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Travers and then turned east". While Travers could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Travers as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that Travers could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

Since confusion between is common, we searched and weren't able to find another Alberta community named Travers.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Travers. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.2500, Longitude: -112.5500     [Map].

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