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Deer Hill, Alberta

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The location of Deer Hill

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Deer Hill.

This page contains five sections:

Around Deer Hill ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Peace River. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the east of Deer Hill. Peace River has a population of 6,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Fairview. It is located about 15 miles [24 km] to the south of Deer Hill and has a population of 3,200 people.

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

Community   2006
Berwyn   [Map]   516   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Bluesky   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Brownvale   [Map]   ---   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Dixonville   [Map]   ---   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Eaglesham   [Map]   ---   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Grimshaw   [Map]   2,537   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Hines Creek   [Map]   430   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Nampa   [Map]   360   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Poplar Ridge   [Map]   ---   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Rycroft   [Map]   638   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Saint Isidore   [Map]   ---   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Shaftesbury Settlement   [Map]   ---   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Spirit River   [Map]   1,148   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Whitelaw   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Woking   [Map]   ---   S   50 miles [80.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirDistance
Belloy   [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Blueberry Mountain   [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Dunvegan   [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Eureka River   [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
Roma Junction   [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Wanham   [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Worsley   [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Deer Hill ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Fairview Airport (FAA ID: CEB5)   [Map]   SSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Peace River Airport (YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Spirit River Airport (FAA ID: CFS5)   [Map]   SSW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Manning Airport (FAA ID: CFX4)   [Map]   NNE   53 miles [85.3 km]
Grande Prairie Airport  (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]   SSW   79 miles [127.1 km]
Dawson Creek Airport  (IATA: YDQ)   [Map]   WSW   80 miles [128.7 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 Deer Hill.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Deer Hill. 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]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Grande Prairie Airport  (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]   SSW   79 miles [127.1 km]
Dawson Creek Airport  (IATA: YDQ)   [Map]   WSW   80 miles [128.7 km]
Fort St. John Airport  (YXJ/CYXJ)   [Map]   W   91 miles [146.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Fairview Airport (FAA ID: CEB5)   [Map]   SSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Spirit River Airport (FAA ID: CFS5)   [Map]   SSW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Manning Airport (FAA ID: CFX4)   [Map]   NNE   53 miles [85.3 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
Grande Prairie Airport   (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]
  Website for Grande Prairie Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Fort St. John Airport   (YXJ/CYXJ)   [Map]
  Website for Fort Saint John Airport
  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 Deer Hill. 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 Deer Hill 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- Deer Hill) 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 Deer Hill. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Deer Hill

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Deer Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 56.2858, Longitude: -118.3433     [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 Deer Hill), 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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