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Botha, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Botha ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Camrose. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the north of Botha. Camrose has a population of 17,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Stettler. It lies just west of Botha and has a population of 5,800 people.

For comparison, Botha has a population of 190 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 Botha and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2006
Alix   [Map]   851   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Bashaw   [Map]   796   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Bawlf   [Map]   367   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Big Valley   [Map]   351   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Castor   [Map]   931   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Clive   [Map]   562   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Coronation   [Map]   1,015   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Daysland   [Map]   818   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Delburne   [Map]   765   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Forestburg   [Map]   895   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Killam   [Map]   1,019   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Mirror   [Map]   ---   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
New Norway   [Map]   323   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Sedgewick   [Map]   891   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Trochu   [Map]   1,005   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Byemoor   [Map]   ---   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Donalda   [Map]   224   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Endiang   [Map]   ---   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Erskine   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Fenn   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Gadsby   [Map]   35   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Galahad   [Map]   134   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Halkirk   [Map]   113   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Heisler   [Map]   153   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Meeting Creek   [Map]   ---   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Nevis   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Oberlin   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Red Willow   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Rochon Sands   [Map]   66   NW   18 miles [29 km]
White Sands   [Map]   120   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Botha ...

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.

Big Valley   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest of Botha   [Map]
Byemoor   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Forestburg   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Galahad   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Hartshorn   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Leo   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Meeting Creek   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Mirror   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Red Willow   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Stettler Airport   [Map]   CEJ3   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Castor Airport   [Map]   CER2   ESE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Bashaw Airport   [Map]   CFK2   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Forestburg Airport   [Map]   CEF6   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Bawlf - Blackwells Airport   [Map]   CFR2   N   40 miles [64.4 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 Botha.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Botha. 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   NNW   82 miles [132 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SW   104 miles [167.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   W   58 miles [93.3 km]
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   NNE   61 miles [98.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Stettler Airport   [Map]   CEJ3   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Castor Airport   [Map]   CER2   ESE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Bashaw Airport   [Map]   CFK2   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Forestburg Airport   [Map]   CEF6   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Bawlf - Blackwells Airport   [Map]   CFR2   N   40 miles [64.4 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
Coronation Airport   (YCT/CYCT)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
        Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
        Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Botha. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.3075, Longitude: -112.5243     [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 Botha), 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 Botha.