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Cynthia, Alberta

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The location of Cynthia

Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Cynthia ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edson. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the northwest of Cynthia. Edson has a population of 8,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Drayton Valley. It is located about 18 miles [28 km] to the east of Cynthia and has a population of 7,000 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 Cynthia and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2006
Alder Flats   [Map]   ---   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Breton   [Map]   550   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Evansburg   [Map]   ---   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Gainford   [Map]   ---   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Mayerthorpe   [Map]   1,474   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Meso West   [Map]   ---   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Sangudo   [Map]   364   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Seba Beach   [Map]   203   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Silver Sands   [Map]   173   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Val Quentin   [Map]   181   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Wabamun   [Map]   601   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Warburg   [Map]   621   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
West Cove   [Map]   169   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Wildwood   [Map]   ---   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Winfield   [Map]   ---   SE   46 miles [74 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirDistance
Berrymoor   [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Boggy Hall   [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Buck Creek   [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Buck Lake   [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Carrot Creek   [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Entwistle   [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Lindale   [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Lodgepole   [Map]     S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mackay   [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Niton Junction   [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Nojack   [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Rocky Rapids   [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Round Valley   [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Tomahawk   [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Violet Grove   [Map]     SE   17 miles [27.4 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Cynthia ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Drayton Valley Airport (FAA ID: CER3)   [Map]   E   18 miles [29 km]
Mayerthorpe Airport (FAA ID: CEV5)   [Map]   NNE   46 miles [74 km]
Edson Airport (YET/CYET)   [Map]   WNW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   E   75 miles [120.7 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 Cynthia.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Cynthia. 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
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   E   75 miles [120.7 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   SSE   161 miles [259.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Red Deer Rgnl.  (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   SE   99 miles [159.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Drayton Valley Airport (FAA ID: CER3)   [Map]   E   18 miles [29 km]
Mayerthorpe Airport (FAA ID: CEV5)   [Map]   NNE   46 miles [74 km]
Edson Airport (YET/CYET)   [Map]   WNW   47 miles [75.6 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       FlightAware       FlightStats
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
  Website for Calgary International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
  Website for Kelowna International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
  Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edson Airport   (YET/CYET)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cynthia. 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 Cynthia 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. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cynthia) 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 Cynthia. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cynthia

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cynthia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.2833, Longitude: -115.4167     [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 Cynthia), 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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