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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Anton Lake.

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Around Anton Lake ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the south of Anton Lake. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the south of Anton Lake and has a population of 57,700 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 from Anton Lake and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Athabasca   [Map]   2,580   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Barrhead   [Map]   4,209   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Bon Accord   [Map]   1,534   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Bruderhein   [Map]   1,215   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Kikino Metis Settlement   [Map]   ---   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Lamont   [Map]   1,669   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Legal   [Map]   1,192   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Redwater   [Map]   2,192   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Smoky Lake   [Map]   1,010   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   W   18 miles [29 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Abee   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Clyde   [Map]   470   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Coronado   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Egremont   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fedorah   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Nestow   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Newbrook   [Map]   ---   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Opal   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Pibroch   [Map]   ---   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Radway   [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Rochester   [Map]   ---   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Tawatinaw   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Thorhild   [Map]   505   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Vimy   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Waugh   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Anton Lake ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names 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.

Bon Accord   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the South of Anton Lake   [Map]
Clyde   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Hollow Lake   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Larkspur   -   23 miles [37 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Legal   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Opal   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Redwater   -   18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Sprucefield   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the East   [Map]
Weasel Creek   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the East   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Anton Lake. 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 Anton Lake ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   SSE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   SSW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Athabasca Airport(ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   CYWM   N   41 miles [66 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   SE   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 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 Anton Lake.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Anton Lake. 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
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   S   58 miles [93.3 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   S   211 miles [339.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   SE   96 miles [154.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   SSE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   SSW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Athabasca Airport(ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   CYWM   N   41 miles [66 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   SE   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       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
        Website for Calgary International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Athabasca Airport   (ICAO: CYWM)   [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 Anton Lake. 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 Anton Lake 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 Anton Lake. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Anton Lake) 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 Anton Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Anton Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anton Lake. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.1521, Longitude: -113.4003     [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 Anton Lake), 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 Anton Lake.