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Chisholm, Alberta

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The location of Chisholm

Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Chisholm (aka 'Chisholm Mills') ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Slave Lake. It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the northwest of Chisholm. Slave Lake has a population of 6,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Athabasca. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the east of Chisholm and has a population of 3,000 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 starting from Chisholm and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2006
Calling Lake   [Map]   ---   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Canyon Creek   [Map]   ---   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Centre Calling Lake   [Map]   ---   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Colinton   [Map]   ---   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Island Lake South   [Map]   105   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Island Lake   [Map]   351   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Jarvie   [Map]   ---   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Pibroch   [Map]   ---   S   46 miles [74 km]
Rochester   [Map]   ---   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Smith   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Sunset Beach   [Map]   88   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Swan Hills   [Map]   1,645   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
West Baptiste   [Map]   104   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Whispering Hills   [Map]   125   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Widewater   [Map]   ---   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Dapp   [Map]   ---   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Fawcett   [Map]   ---   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Flatbush   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Fort Assiniboine   [Map]   ---   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Grosmont   [Map]   ---   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Hondo   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Kilsyth   [Map]   ---   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Larkspur   [Map]   56   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Linaria   [Map]   ---   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Meanook   [Map]   ---   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Perryvale   [Map]   ---   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
South Baptiste   [Map]   69   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Tawatinaw   [Map]   ---   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Vega   [Map]   ---   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
White Gull   [Map]   ---   E   25 miles [40.2 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Chisholm ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Slave Lake Airport (YZH/CYZH)   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Athabasca Airport (ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   ESE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Calling Lake Airport (FAA ID: CFK4)   [Map]   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Swan Hills Airport (FAA ID: CEM5)   [Map]   WSW   52 miles [83.7 km]
Westlock Airport (FAA ID: CES4)   [Map]   SSE   55 miles [88.5 km]
Barrhead Airport (FAA ID: CEP3)   [Map]   S   57 miles [91.7 km]
Boyle Airport (FAA ID: CFM7)   [Map]   ESE   58 miles [93.3 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 Chisholm.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Chisholm. 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
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   SSE   113 miles [181.9 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   S   262 miles [421.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Slave Lake Airport (YZH/CYZH)   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Athabasca Airport (ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   ESE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Calling Lake Airport (FAA ID: CFK4)   [Map]   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Swan Hills Airport (FAA ID: CEM5)   [Map]   WSW   52 miles [83.7 km]
Westlock Airport (FAA ID: CES4)   [Map]   SSE   55 miles [88.5 km]
Barrhead Airport (FAA ID: CEP3)   [Map]   S   57 miles [91.7 km]
Boyle Airport (FAA ID: CFM7)   [Map]   ESE   58 miles [93.3 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       FlightAware       FlightStats
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
  Website for Calgary International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Slave Lake Airport   (YZH/CYZH)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Athabasca Airport   (ICAO: CYWM)   [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 Chisholm. 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 Chisholm 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Chisholm) 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 Chisholm. 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 Chisholm

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chisholm. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.9102, Longitude: -114.1701     [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 Chisholm), 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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