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Introduction ...

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

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Around Cosmo ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Spruce Grove. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the southeast of Cosmo. Spruce Grove has a population of 26,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Stony Plain. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the southeast of Cosmo and has a population of 15,100 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 from Cosmo and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Alberta Beach   [Map]   884   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Barrhead   [Map]   4,209   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Clyde   [Map]   470   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Drayton Valley   [Map]   6,893   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Evansburg   [Map]   ---   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Legal   [Map]   1,192   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Mayerthorpe   [Map]   1,474   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Onoway   [Map]   875   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Peavine   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Sangudo   [Map]   364   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Spring Lake   [Map]   501   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Wabamun   [Map]   601   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   E   41 miles [66 km]
Whitecourt   [Map]   8,971   W   38 miles [61.2 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Birch Cove   [Map]   38   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Campsie   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cherhill   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Darwell   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Glenevis   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Green Court   [Map]   ---   W   18 miles [29 km]
Gunn   [Map]   ---   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Lake Isle   [Map]   ---   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Lunnford   [Map]   ---   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Rangeton   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Rich Valley   [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Rochfort Bridge   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Roselea   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
South View   [Map]   115   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Tiger Lily   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Cosmo ...

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.

Birch Cove   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the East of Cosmo   [Map]
Castle Island   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Green Court   -   18 miles [29 km] to the West   [Map]
Gunn   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Rich Valley   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the East   [Map]
Silver Sands   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Sunset Point   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Tiger Lily   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Yellowstone   -   22 miles [35.4 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 Cosmo.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   NE   17 miles [27.4 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 Cosmo.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Cosmo. 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   SE   66 miles [106.2 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   S   197 miles [317 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   NE   17 miles [27.4 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
 
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Whitecourt Airport   (YZU/CYZU)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cosmo. 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 Cosmo 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 starts in Cosmo. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cosmo) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cosmo. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cosmo

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cosmo. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.9417, Longitude: -114.7951     [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 Cosmo), 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 Cosmo.