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Around Black Diamond ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Calgary. It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the north of Black Diamond.

The next largest community is Airdrie. It is located about 42 miles [ km] to the north of Black Diamond

Below is a sample of nearby communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Black Diamond.<2>

  • Academy
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Academy
    • Academy lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Black Diamond
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Academy
  • Acadia
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Acadia
    • Acadia lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the north of Black Diamond
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  • Aldersyde
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aldersyde came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aldersyde
    • Aldersyde lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the east of Black Diamond
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  • De Winton
  • Deer Ridge
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deer Ridge
    • Deer Ridge lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the northeast of Black Diamond
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  • Deer Run
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deer Run
    • Deer Run lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the northeast of Black Diamond
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  • Continue List   (9 more) ...

Curious and Interesting Names Near Black Diamond ...

It seems like there is always a nearby community with a name that seems interesting, maybe familiar or just catches our attention in some other way. We've collected some names which strike us as being curious or interesting. Our list can be found on the Tidbits & Trivia Page for Black Diamond.

Airports Near Black Diamond ...

When a trip includes a flight, we try to find an airport that best fits our travel plans.<4> To that purpose, we've assembled a list of that are relatively close to Black Diamond and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Black Diamond.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Black Diamond ...

Looking for more information about Black Diamond? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor page for Black Diamond. Their page will give you an overview and then additional links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the TripAdvisor page for Black Diamond, there are neighboring communities that also have TripAdvisor pages. A list of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Black Diamond.

Websites We Enjoy ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Black Diamond: www.town.blackdiamond.ab.ca/

The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Black Diamond were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Black Diamond) 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 Black Diamond. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Black Diamond

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Black Diamond. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.6860, Longitude: -114.2347    
<3>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<4>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Black Diamond), 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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