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Amesbury, Alberta

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The location of Amesbury

Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Amesbury ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Athabasca. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the southwest of Amesbury. Athabasca has a population of 3,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Lac la Biche. It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the southeast of Amesbury 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 Amesbury and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Beaver Lake   [Map]   ---   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Bondiss   [Map]   131   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Boyle   [Map]   844   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Calling Lake   [Map]   ---   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Centre Calling Lake   [Map]   ---   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Colinton   [Map]   ---   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Grassland   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Island Lake South   [Map]   105   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Island Lake   [Map]   351   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Kikino Metis Settlement   [Map]   ---   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Mewatha Beach   [Map]   167   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Plamondon   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Sunset Beach   [Map]   88   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
West Baptiste   [Map]   104   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Whispering Hills   [Map]   125   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Amber Valley   [Map]   ---   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Atmore   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Breynat   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Caslan   [Map]   ---   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Donatville   [Map]   ---   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Ellscott   [Map]   ---   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Hylo   [Map]   ---   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Imperial Mills   [Map]   ---   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Meanook   [Map]   ---   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
South Baptiste   [Map]   69   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Venice   [Map]   ---   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Wandering River   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
White Gull   [Map]   ---   SW   46 miles [74 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Amesbury ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Amesbury.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Amesbury. 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, attractions and places to visit:

For the Province of Alberta

    Alberta Tourism
    Parks for Alberta

    Fishing in Alberta
    Hunting in Alberta

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Amesbury ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Lac La Biche Airport (YLB/CYLB)   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Calling Lake Airport (FAA ID: CFK4)   [Map]   WNW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Athabasca Airport (ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Boyle Airport (FAA ID: CFM7)   [Map]   SSW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Christina Basin Airport (FAA ID: CFF2)   [Map]   NE   43 miles [69.2 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Amesbury.

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

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   SSW   129 miles [207.6 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   SSW   281 miles [452.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Cold Lake Rgnl.  (FAA ID: CEN5)   [Map]   ESE   98 miles [157.7 km]
Fort McMurray Airport  (YMM/CYMM)   [Map]   NNE   119 miles [191.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Lac La Biche Airport (YLB/CYLB)   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Calling Lake Airport (FAA ID: CFK4)   [Map]   WNW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Athabasca Airport (ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Boyle Airport (FAA ID: CFM7)   [Map]   SSW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Christina Basin Airport (FAA ID: CFF2)   [Map]   NE   43 miles [69.2 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       FlightAware       FlightStats
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
  Website for Calgary International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Fort McMurray Airport   (YMM/CYMM)   [Map]
  Website for Fort McMurray Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lac La Biche Airport   (YLB/CYLB)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Athabasca Airport   (ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Province of Alberta:

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Amesbury 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Amesbury) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amesbury. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.0819, Longitude: -112.4967     [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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Amesbury), 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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