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Deadwood, Alberta

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The location of Deadwood

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Introduction ...

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

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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 37 miles [59 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 and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2006
Berwyn   [Map]   516   S   41 miles [66 km]
Brownvale   [Map]   ---   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Cadotte Lake   [Map]   ---   E   46 miles [74 km]
Dixonville   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Manning   [Map]   1,493   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Nampa   [Map]   360   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Saint Isidore   [Map]   ---   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Shaftesbury Settlement   [Map]   ---   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Whitelaw   [Map]   ---   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Hotchkiss   [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
Little Buffalo   [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
North Star   [Map]     NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Notikewin   [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Deadwood ...

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.

Chinook Valley   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the South of Deadwood   [Map]
Last Lake   -   38 miles [61.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Little Buffalo   -   40 miles [64.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Lone Star   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Peace River   -   34 miles [54.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Three Creeks   -   30 miles [48.3 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 Deadwood.

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 to see and places to visit:

For the Province of Alberta

    Alberta Tourism

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>  NFDC<4>
Manning Airport   [Map]   CFX4   NNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Peace River Airport(YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   CYPE   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Cadotte Airport   [Map]   CEJ5   ESE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Fairview Airport   [Map]   CEB5   SW   57 miles [91.7 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 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 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)  NFDC

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Peace River Airport(YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   CYPE   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Grande Prairie Airport (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]   CYQU   SSW   119 miles [191.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Manning Airport   [Map]   CFX4   NNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cadotte Airport   [Map]   CEJ5   ESE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Fairview Airport   [Map]   CEB5   SW   57 miles [91.7 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
Peace River Airport   (YPE/CYPE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Grande Prairie Airport   (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]
        Website for Grande Prairie Airport
        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 Deadwood. 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 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 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Deadwood. 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, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Deadwood. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Deadwood

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Deadwood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 56.7333, Longitude: -117.5167     [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 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Deadwood.