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Donatville, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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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. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Donatville and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2006
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]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
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]
Hylo   [Map]   ---   E   23 miles [37 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   29 miles [46.7 km]
Sunset Beach   [Map]   88   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Venice   [Map]   ---   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
West Baptiste   [Map]   104   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
White Gull   [Map]   ---   W   29 miles [46.7 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Donatville ...

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.

Amber Valley   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West of Donatville   [Map]
Blue Jay   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Calling River   -   23 miles [37 km] to the North   [Map]
Grassland   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Island Lake   -   30 miles [48.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Properity   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Spruce Valley   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Sunset Beach   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Whispering Hills   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the West   [Map]
White Gull   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the West   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Donatville.

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 to see and places to visit:

For the Province of Alberta

    Alberta Tourism

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>  NFDC<4>
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Athabasca Airport(ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   CYWM   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lac La Biche Airport(YLB/CYLB)   [Map]   CYLB   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 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 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)  NFDC
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   SSW   104 miles [167.4 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSW   255 miles [410.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC

General Aviation Airports

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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:

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Donatville. The point that we are using 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>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 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Donatville.