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Cranford, Alberta

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The location of Cranford

Introduction ...

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

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Around Cranford ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Lethbridge. It is located about 19 miles [30 km] to the west of Cranford. Lethbridge has a population of 83,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Taber. It is located about 12 miles [19 km] to the northeast of Cranford and has a population of 8,200 people.

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

Community   2006
Barnwell   [Map]   613   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Bow Island   [Map]   1,790   E   46 miles [74 km]
Coaldale   [Map]   6,177   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Coalhurst   [Map]   1,523   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Foremost   [Map]   524   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Fort MacLeod   [Map]   3,072   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Grassy Lake   [Map]   ---   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Magrath   [Map]   2,081   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Milk River   [Map]   816   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Nobleford   [Map]   689   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Picture Butte   [Map]   1,592   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Raymond   [Map]   3,225   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Shaughnessy   [Map]   ---   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Stirling   [Map]   921   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Vauxhall   [Map]   1,069   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Chin   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Diamond City   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Eastview Acres   [Map]   ---   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Grantham   [Map]   ---   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Hays   [Map]   ---   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Iron Springs   [Map]   ---   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
New Dayton   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Purple Springs   [Map]   ---   E   23 miles [37 km]
Retlaw   [Map]   ---   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Skiff   [Map]   ---   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Sunset Acres   [Map]   ---   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Turin   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Warner   [Map]   307   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Welling   [Map]   ---   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Wrentham   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Cranford ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Taber Airport (FAA ID: CED5)   [Map]   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lethbridge Co. Airport (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   WSW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Vauxhall Airport (FAA ID: CEN6)   [Map]   NNE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Warner Airport (FAA ID: CEP6)   [Map]   SSE   29 miles [46.7 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 Cranford.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Cranford. 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
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   NW   120 miles [193.1 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   N   253 miles [407.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Lethbridge Co. Airport (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   WSW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Medicine Hat Airport (YXH/CYXH)   [Map]   ENE   77 miles [123.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Taber Airport (FAA ID: CED5)   [Map]   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Vauxhall Airport (FAA ID: CEN6)   [Map]   NNE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Warner Airport (FAA ID: CEP6)   [Map]   SSE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Milk River Airport (FAA ID: CEW5)   [Map]   SSE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Foremost Airport (FAA ID: CFD4)   [Map]   ESE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Fort Macleod Airport (FAA ID: CEY3)   [Map]   W   45 miles [72.4 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       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
  Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Medicine Hat Airport   (YXH/CYXH)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Province of Alberta:

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Cranford 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. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cranford) 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 Cranford. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cranford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cranford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.7074, Longitude: -112.3915     [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 Cranford), 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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