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The location of Carmangay









Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Carmangay ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Lethbridge. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the southeast of Carmangay. Lethbridge has a population of 83,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is High River. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the northwest of Carmangay and has a population of 12,900 people.

For comparison, Carmangay has a population of 340 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Barnwell   [Map]   613   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Claresholm   [Map]   3,700   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Coaldale   [Map]   6,177   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Coalhurst   [Map]   1,523   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Fort MacLeod   [Map]   3,072   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Magrath   [Map]   2,081   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Nanton   [Map]   2,055   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Nobleford   [Map]   689   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Picture Butte   [Map]   1,592   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Raymond   [Map]   3,225   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Stavely   [Map]   435   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Stirling   [Map]   921   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Taber   [Map]   7,677   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Vauxhall   [Map]   1,069   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Vulcan   [Map]   1,940   N   19 miles [30.6 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Barons   [Map]   276   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Champion   [Map]   364   N   5 miles [8 km]
Diamond City   [Map]   ---   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Eastview Acres   [Map]   ---   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Ensign   [Map]   ---   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Granum   [Map]   415   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Iron Springs   [Map]   ---   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Kirkcaldy   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lomond   [Map]   175   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Monarch   [Map]   ---   S   23 miles [37 km]
Parkland Beach   [Map]   135   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Parkland   [Map]   ---   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Shaughnessy   [Map]   ---   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Travers   [Map]   ---   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Woodhouse   [Map]   ---   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Carmangay ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Vulcan Airport (FAA ID: CFX6)   [Map]   NNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Claresholm Industrial Airport (FAA ID: CEJ4)   [Map]   WSW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Fort Macleod Airport (FAA ID: CEY3)   [Map]   SSW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Lethbridge Co. Airport (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   SSE   37 miles [59.5 km]
High River Airport (FAA ID: CEN4)   [Map]   NW   42 miles [67.6 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 Carmangay.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Carmangay. 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]   NNW   78 miles [125.5 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   N   220 miles [354.1 km]
Kelowna Intl.  (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   W   278 miles [447.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Lethbridge Co. Airport (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   SSE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Medicine Hat Airport (YXH/CYXH)   [Map]   E   105 miles [169 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Vulcan Airport (FAA ID: CFX6)   [Map]   NNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Claresholm Industrial Airport (FAA ID: CEJ4)   [Map]   WSW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Fort Macleod Airport (FAA ID: CEY3)   [Map]   SSW   33 miles [53.1 km]
High River Airport (FAA ID: CEN4)   [Map]   NW   42 miles [67.6 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
 
Pincher Creek Airport   (WPC/CZPC)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
  Website for Kelowna 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 Carmangay. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 Carmangay 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Carmangay) 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 Carmangay. 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 Carmangay

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carmangay. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.1351, Longitude: -113.1050     [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 Carmangay), 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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