A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada

Carway, Alberta

Nearby Census Genealogy
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Other AB

The location of Carway

Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Carway ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Raymond. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the northeast of Carway. Raymond has a population of 3,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Pincher Creek. It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the northwest of Carway and has a population of 3,700 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 as if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Beaver Mines   [Map]   ---   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Cardston   [Map]   3,452   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cowley   [Map]   219   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Fort MacLeod   [Map]   3,072   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Glenwood   [Map]   280   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Hill Spring   [Map]   192   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Magrath   [Map]   2,081   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Mountain View   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pincher Station   [Map]   ---   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Sunset Acres   [Map]   ---   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Twin Butte   [Map]   ---   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Waterton Park   [Map]   ---   W   24 miles [38.6 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirDistance
Aetna   [Map]     NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Beazer   [Map]     NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Brocket   [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Del Bonita   [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Kimball   [Map]     NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Leavitt   [Map]     N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Spring Coulee   [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Springridge   [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Stand Off   [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Woolford   [Map]     NE   16 miles [25.7 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Carway ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Cardston Airport (FAA ID: CEA6)   [Map]   NNE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Del Bonita / Whetstone Intl. (FAA ID: CEQ4)   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Pincher Creek Airport (WPC/CZPC)   [Map]   NW   44 miles [70.8 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 Carway.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Carway. 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]   N   147 miles [236.6 km]
Kelowna Intl.  (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   WNW   276 miles [444.2 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   N   296 miles [476.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Lethbridge Co. Airport (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   NNE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Canadian Rockies Intl.  (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]   WNW   115 miles [185.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Cardston Airport (FAA ID: CEA6)   [Map]   NNE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Del Bonita / Whetstone Intl. (FAA ID: CEQ4)   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Pincher Creek Airport (WPC/CZPC)   [Map]   NW   44 miles [70.8 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
Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
  Website for Kelowna 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
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Canadian Rockies Intl.   (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]
  Website for Cranbrook / Canadian Rockies International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Pincher Creek Airport   (WPC/CZPC)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Carway. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Alberta:

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Carway were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

- Return to Citation

<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 from Point A (ie- Carway) 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 Carway. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Carway

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carway. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.0167, Longitude: -113.3833     [Map].

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<4>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Carway), 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.

- Return to Citation






Sitemap Privacy
of Use



Copyright 2019
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 22 Apr 2019