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Amber Valley, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Amber Valley ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Athabasca. It is located about 14 miles [22 km] to the west of Amber Valley. Athabasca has a population of 3,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Lac la Biche. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the east of Amber Valley and has a population of 2,500 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Amber Valley and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2006
Beaver Lake   [Map]   ---   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Bondiss   [Map]   131   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Boyle   [Map]   844   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Calling Lake   [Map]   ---   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Centre Calling Lake   [Map]   ---   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Clyde   [Map]   470   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Colinton   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Island Lake   [Map]   351   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Kikino Metis Settlement   [Map]   ---   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Mewatha Beach   [Map]   167   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Plamondon   [Map]   ---   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Smoky Lake   [Map]   1,010   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Thorhild   [Map]   505   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Waskatenau   [Map]   278   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Whispering Hills   [Map]   125   W   24 miles [38.6 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Atmore   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Caslan   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Donatville   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Ellscott   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Grassland   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hylo   [Map]   ---   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Island Lake South   [Map]   105   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Meanook   [Map]   ---   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Newbrook   [Map]   ---   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Perryvale   [Map]   ---   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Rochester   [Map]   ---   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
South Baptiste   [Map]   69   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Sunset Beach   [Map]   88   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
West Baptiste   [Map]   104   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
White Gull   [Map]   ---   W   25 miles [40.2 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Amber 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.

Blue Jay   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast of Amber Valley   [Map]
Calling River   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the North   [Map]
Grassland   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Island Lake   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Properity   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Spruce Valley   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Sunset Beach   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the West   [Map]
Whispering Hills   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the West   [Map]
White Gull   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the West   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Amber 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 Amber Valley ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   SSE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Athabasca Airport(ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   CYWM   W   11 miles [17.7 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 Amber Valley.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Amber 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
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   SSW   101 miles [162.5 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   S   253 miles [407.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   SSE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Athabasca Airport(ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   CYWM   W   11 miles [17.7 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.

Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
        Website for Edmonton Internationl 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
Athabasca Airport   (ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lac La Biche Airport   (YLB/CYLB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Amber 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 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Amber Valley. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Amber 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 Amber Valley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Amber Valley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amber Valley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.7329, Longitude: -112.9298     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Amber Valley have been estimated.

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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 Amber 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 Amber Valley.