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Barnwell, Alberta

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The location of Barnwell

Introduction ...

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

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Around Barnwell ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Lethbridge. It is located about 25 miles [40 km] to the west of Barnwell. Lethbridge has a population of 83,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Taber. It lies just northeast of Barnwell and has a population of 8,200 people.

For comparison, Barnwell has a population of 610 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 Barnwell and not the distance if you are driving.<2>

Community   2006
Bow Island   [Map]   1,790   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Champion   [Map]   364   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Coaldale   [Map]   6,177   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Coalhurst   [Map]   1,523   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Foremost   [Map]   524   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Fort MacLeod   [Map]   3,072   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Grassy Lake   [Map]   ---   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Magrath   [Map]   2,081   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Milk River   [Map]   816   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Nobleford   [Map]   689   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Picture Butte   [Map]   1,592   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Raymond   [Map]   3,225   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Shaughnessy   [Map]   ---   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Stirling   [Map]   921   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Vauxhall   [Map]   1,069   N   22 miles [35.4 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirDistance
Chin   [Map]     W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cranford   [Map]     SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Diamond City   [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
Enchant   [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Grantham   [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Hays   [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Iron Springs   [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Juno   [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
New Dayton   [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
Purple Springs   [Map]     E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Retlaw   [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Skiff   [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Sunset Acres   [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Turin   [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
Wrentham   [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Barnwell ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Taber Airport (FAA ID: CED5)   [Map]   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Vauxhall Airport (FAA ID: CEN6)   [Map]   NNE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Lethbridge Co. Airport (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   WSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Warner Airport (FAA ID: CEP6)   [Map]   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Foremost Airport (FAA ID: CFD4)   [Map]   ESE   39 miles [62.8 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 Barnwell.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Barnwell. 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
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   NW   121 miles [194.7 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   NNW   251 miles [403.9 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.  (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   NE   293 miles [471.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Lethbridge Co. Airport (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   WSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Medicine Hat Airport (YXH/CYXH)   [Map]   ENE   70 miles [112.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Taber Airport (FAA ID: CED5)   [Map]   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Vauxhall Airport (FAA ID: CEN6)   [Map]   NNE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Warner Airport (FAA ID: CEP6)   [Map]   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Foremost Airport (FAA ID: CFD4)   [Map]   ESE   39 miles [62.8 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.

Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
  Website for Calgary International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
  Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
  Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Medicine Hat Airport   (YXH/CYXH)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Barnwell. 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 Barnwell 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. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Barnwell) 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 Barnwell. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Barnwell

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Barnwell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.7615, Longitude: -112.2618     [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 Barnwell), 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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