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Introduction ...

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

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Around Connelly ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Lloydminster. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the east of Connelly. Lloydminster has a population of 18,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Lloydminster (SK). It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the east of Connelly and has a population of 9,800 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 Connelly and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Chauvin   [Map]   308   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Edgerton   [Map]   373   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Elk Point   [Map]   1,487   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Hardisty   [Map]   760   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Irma   [Map]   444   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Kitscoty   [Map]   709   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Mannville   [Map]   782   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Marwayne   [Map]   516   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Myrnam   [Map]   362   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Sedgewick   [Map]   891   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Vermilion   [Map]   4,036   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Viking   [Map]   1,085   W   41 miles [66 km]
Wainwright   [Map]   5,426   S   23 miles [37 km]
Lashburn (SK)   [Map]   914   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Marshall (SK)   [Map]   608   E   41 miles [66 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Blackfoot   [Map]   ---   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Borradaile   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Clandonald   [Map]   ---   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Dewberry   [Map]   196   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Fabyan   [Map]   ---   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Greenshields   [Map]   ---   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Heath   [Map]   ---   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Islay   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Jarrow   [Map]   ---   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Kinsella   [Map]   ---   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
McLaughlin   [Map]   ---   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Minburn   [Map]   65   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Paradise Valley   [Map]   183   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Rivercourse   [Map]   ---   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Streamstown   [Map]   ---   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Connelly ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names 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.

Blackfoot   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the East of Connelly   [Map]
Elk Point   -   49 miles [78.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Greenshields   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Lashburn (SK)   -   48 miles [77.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Lone Rock (SK)   -   39 miles [62.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Mannville   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Marshall (SK)   -   41 miles [66 km] to the East   [Map]
Paradise Valley   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Viking   -   41 miles [66 km] to the West   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Vermilion Airport(YVG/CYVG)   [Map]   CYVG   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Wainwright Airport(YWV/CYWV)   [Map]   CYWV   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   CYLL   ENE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Hardisty Airport   [Map]   CEA5   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   W   45 miles [72.4 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 Connelly.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Connelly. 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
Report  
DirectionDistance
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   W   115 miles [185.1 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   ESE   184 miles [296.1 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SW   198 miles [318.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   CYLL   ENE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]   CEN5   NNE   91 miles [146.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Vermilion Airport(YVG/CYVG)   [Map]   CYVG   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Wainwright Airport(YWV/CYWV)   [Map]   CYWV   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Hardisty Airport   [Map]   CEA5   SW   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.

Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
        Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
        Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker International 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
 
Lloydminster Airport   (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]
        Website for Lloydminster Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Vermilion Airport   (YVG/CYVG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wainwright Airport   (YWV/CYWV)   [Map]
        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 Connelly. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Alberta: www.alberta.ca/



Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Connelly 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 Connelly. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Connelly) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Connelly. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.1833, Longitude: -110.7833     [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 Connelly), 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 Connelly.