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Clear Hills, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Clear Hills.

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Around Clear Hills ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Peace River. It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the southeast of Clear Hills. Peace River has a population of 6,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Fairview. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the southwest of Clear Hills and has a population of 3,200 people.

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

Community   2006
Berwyn   [Map]   516   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Bluesky   [Map]   ---   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Brownvale   [Map]   ---   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Dixonville   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Grimshaw   [Map]   2,537   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Hines Creek   [Map]   430   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Manning   [Map]   1,493   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Nampa   [Map]   360   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Reno   [Map]   ---   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Saint Isidore   [Map]   ---   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Shaftesbury Settlement   [Map]   ---   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Whitelaw   [Map]   ---   S   30 miles [48.3 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Deadwood   [Map]     NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Eureka River   [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Hotchkiss   [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Marie Reine   [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
North Star   [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Notikewin   [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Clear Hills ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Peace River Airport(YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   CYPE   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Manning Airport   [Map]   CFX4   NNE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Fairview Airport   [Map]   CEB5   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Cadotte Airport   [Map]   CEJ5   E   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 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 Clear Hills.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Clear Hills. 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

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Peace River Airport(YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   CYPE   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Grande Prairie Airport (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]   CYQU   SSW   101 miles [162.5 km]
Dawson Creek Airport (IATA:YDQ)   [Map]   CYDQ   WSW   103 miles [165.8 km]
Fort St. John Airport (YXJ/CYXJ)   [Map]   CYXJ   W   111 miles [178.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Manning Airport   [Map]   CFX4   NNE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Fairview Airport   [Map]   CEB5   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Cadotte Airport   [Map]   CEJ5   E   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       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Peace River Airport   (YPE/CYPE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Grande Prairie Airport   (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]
        Website for Grande Prairie Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Fort St. John Airport   (YXJ/CYXJ)   [Map]
        Website for Fort Saint John 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 Clear Hills. 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 Clear Hills 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 that stretches from Clear Hills. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Clear Hills) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clear Hills. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 56.5333, Longitude: -117.8833     [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 Clear Hills), 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 Clear Hills.