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Acadia Valley, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Acadia Valley.

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Around Acadia Valley ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Kindersley (SK). It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the northeast of Acadia Valley. Kindersley (SK) has a population of 4,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Oyen. It is located about 17 miles [27 km] to the northwest of Acadia Valley and has a population of 1,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2006
Cereal   [Map]   126   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Empress   [Map]   136   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hilda   [Map]   ---   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Youngstown   [Map]   170   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Alsask (SK)   [Map]   129   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Burstall (SK)   [Map]   315   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Eatonia (SK)   [Map]   449   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Flaxcombe (SK)   [Map]   111   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Leader (SK)   [Map]   881   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Loverna (SK)   [Map]   5   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Marengo (SK)   [Map]   51   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Mendham (SK)   [Map]   35   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Prelate (SK)   [Map]   126   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Sceptre (SK)   [Map]   99   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Smiley (SK)   [Map]   50   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Bindloss   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Buffalo   [Map]   ---   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Esther   [Map]   ---   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Jenner   [Map]   ---   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
New Brigden   [Map]   ---   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Sedalia   [Map]   ---   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Sibbald   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hoosier (SK)   [Map]   ---   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Laporte (SK)   [Map]   ---   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Mantario (SK)   [Map]   10   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Pinkham (SK)   [Map]   ---   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Acadia Valley ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Buffalo   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the Southwest of Acadia Valley   [Map]
Cereal   -   31 miles [49.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Empress   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Estuary (SK) (Historic)   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Excel   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Flaxcombe (SK)   -   33 miles [53.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Hoosier (SK)   -   37 miles [59.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Leader (SK)   -   34 miles [54.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the Province of Alberta

    Alberta Tourism

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Acadia Valley ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Empress Airport(ICAO: CYEA)   [Map]   CYEA   SSE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Oyen Muni.   [Map]   CED3   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Eatonia (Elvie Smith) Muni.   [Map]   CJG2   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Leader Airport   [Map]   CJD5   ESE   36 miles [57.9 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 Acadia Valley.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Acadia Valley. 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
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   ENE   165 miles [265.5 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   W   165 miles [265.5 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   NW   205 miles [329.9 km]
Regina Intl. (YQR/CYQR)   [Map]   CYQR   E   247 miles [397.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Medicine Hat Airport(YXH/CYXH)   [Map]   CYXH   SSW   81 miles [130.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Empress Airport(ICAO: CYEA)   [Map]   CYEA   SSE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Oyen Muni.   [Map]   CED3   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Eatonia (Elvie Smith) Muni.   [Map]   CJG2   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Leader Airport   [Map]   CJD5   ESE   36 miles [57.9 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.

John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
        Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
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
Regina Intl.   (YQR/CYQR)   [Map]
        Website for Regina International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Medicine Hat Airport   (YXH/CYXH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Empress Airport   (ICAO: CYEA)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Kindersley Airport   (YKY/CYKY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Acadia Valley. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Acadia Valley) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Acadia Valley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.1592, Longitude: -110.2090     [Map].

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<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.

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<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.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Acadia Valley), 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.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Acadia Valley.