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The location of Donatville









Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Donatville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Athabasca. It is located about 19 miles [30 km] to the west of Donatville. Athabasca has a population of 3,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Lac la Biche. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the east of Donatville 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 from Donatville and not the distance if you are going to drive.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Beaver Lake   [Map]   ---   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Bondiss   [Map]   131   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Boyle   [Map]   844   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Calling Lake   [Map]   ---   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Centre Calling Lake   [Map]   ---   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Colinton   [Map]   ---   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Island Lake South   [Map]   105   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Island Lake   [Map]   351   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Kikino Metis Settlement   [Map]   ---   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Mewatha Beach   [Map]   167   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Plamondon   [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Smoky Lake   [Map]   1,010   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Thorhild   [Map]   505   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Waskatenau   [Map]   278   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Whispering Hills   [Map]   125   W   29 miles [46.7 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Amber Valley   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Atmore   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Breynat   [Map]   ---   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Caslan   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Ellscott   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Grassland   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Grosmont   [Map]   ---   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Hylo   [Map]   ---   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Meanook   [Map]   ---   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Newbrook   [Map]   ---   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Perryvale   [Map]   ---   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
South Baptiste   [Map]   69   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Sunset Beach   [Map]   88   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Venice   [Map]   ---   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
White Gull   [Map]   ---   W   29 miles [46.7 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Donatville ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Boyle Airport (FAA ID: CFM7)   [Map]   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Athabasca Airport (ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lac La Biche Airport (YLB/CYLB)   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 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 Donatville.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Donatville. 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]   SSW   104 miles [167.4 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   SSW   255 miles [410.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Boyle Airport (FAA ID: CFM7)   [Map]   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Athabasca Airport (ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lac La Biche Airport (YLB/CYLB)   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 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
 
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
  Website for Calgary International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Athabasca Airport   (ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lac La Biche Airport   (YLB/CYLB)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Donatville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.7481, Longitude: -112.8042     [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 Donatville), 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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