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Coutts, Alberta

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The location of Coutts

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Coutts ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Raymond. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the northwest of Coutts. Raymond has a population of 3,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Magrath. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the northwest of Coutts and has a population of 2,200 people.

For comparison, Coutts has a population of 310 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 Coutts and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2006
Foremost   [Map]   524   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Milk River   [Map]   816   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Stirling   [Map]   921   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Warner   [Map]   307   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Aden   [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Del Bonita   [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Etzikom   [Map]     NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
New Dayton   [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Skiff   [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Wrentham   [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Coutts ...

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.

Foremost   -   40 miles [64.4 km] to the Northeast of Coutts   [Map]
Legend (Historic)   -   36 miles [57.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Milk River   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Raymond   -   45 miles [72.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Skiff   -   35 miles [56.3 km] to the North   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Coutts ...

Looking for more information about Coutts? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Coutts, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Coutts.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alberta Statewide Tourism
    Coutts Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Coutts

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Coutts ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Coutts / Ross Intl.   [Map]   CEP4   W   Less than 2 miles
Milk River Airport   [Map]   CEW5   NNW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Warner Airport   [Map]   CEP6   NNW   22 miles [35.4 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 Coutts.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Coutts. 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
Lethbridge Co. Airport(YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   CYQL   NW   57 miles [91.7 km]
Medicine Hat Airport(YXH/CYXH)   [Map]   CYXH   NE   89 miles [143.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Coutts / Ross Intl.   [Map]   CEP4   W   Less than 2 miles
Milk River Airport   [Map]   CEW5   NNW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Warner Airport   [Map]   CEP6   NNW   22 miles [35.4 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.

Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
        Website for Calgary International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Medicine Hat Airport   (YXH/CYXH)   [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 Coutts. 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 Coutts 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 'point-to-point' distance from Coutts. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Coutts) 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 Coutts. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Coutts

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Coutts. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.0000, Longitude: -111.9500     [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 Coutts), 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 Coutts.