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Cherhill, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Cherhill ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Saint Albert. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the east of Cherhill. Saint Albert has a population of 57,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Spruce Grove. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the southeast of Cherhill and has a population of 26,200 people.

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

Community   2006
Alberta Beach   [Map]   884   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Barrhead   [Map]   4,209   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Bon Accord   [Map]   1,534   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Drayton Valley   [Map]   6,893   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Evansburg   [Map]   ---   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Legal   [Map]   1,192   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Mayerthorpe   [Map]   1,474   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   E   41 miles [66 km]
Onoway   [Map]   875   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Thorsby   [Map]   945   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Upper Manor Estates   [Map]   ---   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Whitecourt   [Map]   8,971   NW   46 miles [74 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Birch Cove   [Map]   38   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Castle Island   [Map]   22   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cosmo   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Darwell   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Fallis   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Glenevis   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Gunn   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lake Isle   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Rich Valley   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Ross Haven   [Map]   198   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Sangudo   [Map]   364   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Silver Sands   [Map]   173   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
South View   [Map]   115   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
West Cove   [Map]   169   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Yellowstone   [Map]   170   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Cherhill ...

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.

Birch Cove   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast of Cherhill   [Map]
Castle Island   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Cosmo   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Gunn   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Rich Valley   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Silver Sands   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Sunset Point   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Yellowstone   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   NNE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   WNW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   ESE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Drayton Valley Airport   [Map]   CER3   SSW   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 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 Cherhill.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Cherhill. 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   SE   56 miles [90.1 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   S   188 miles [302.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   NNE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   WNW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   ESE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Drayton Valley Airport   [Map]   CER3   SSW   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.

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
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
        Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Whitecourt Airport   (YZU/CYZU)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cherhill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.8167, Longitude: -114.6667     [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 Cherhill), 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 Cherhill.