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Deadwood, Alberta

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The location of Deadwood

Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Deadwood ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Peace River. It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the south of Deadwood. Peace River has a population of 6,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Grimshaw. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the south of Deadwood and has a population of 2,500 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 Deadwood and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2006
Berwyn   [Map]   516   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Brownvale   [Map]   ---   S   46 miles [74 km]
Cadotte Lake   [Map]   ---   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Dixonville   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Manning   [Map]   1,493   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Nampa   [Map]   360   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Saint Isidore   [Map]   ---   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Shaftesbury Settlement   [Map]   ---   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Whitelaw   [Map]   ---   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirDistance
Hotchkiss   [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Little Buffalo   [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
North Star   [Map]     NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Notikewin   [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Roma Junction   [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Deadwood ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Manning Airport (FAA ID: CFX4)   [Map]   NNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Peace River Airport (YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Cadotte Airport (FAA ID: CEJ5)   [Map]   ESE   46 miles [74 km]
Fairview Airport (FAA ID: CEB5)   [Map]   SW   58 miles [93.3 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 Deadwood.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Deadwood. 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

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Peace River Airport (YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Manning Airport (FAA ID: CFX4)   [Map]   NNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cadotte Airport (FAA ID: CEJ5)   [Map]   ESE   46 miles [74 km]
Fairview Airport (FAA ID: CEB5)   [Map]   SW   58 miles [93.3 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
Peace River Airport   (YPE/CYPE)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Deadwood. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 Deadwood 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Deadwood) 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 Deadwood. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Deadwood

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Deadwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 56.7410, Longitude: -117.4582     [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 Deadwood), 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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