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Doussal, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Doussal ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Peace River. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the northwest of Doussal. Peace River has a population of 6,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is High Prairie. It is located about 18 miles [28 km] to the southeast of Doussal and has a population of 2,700 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 starting from Doussal and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Berwyn   [Map]   516   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Donnelly   [Map]   293   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Drift Pile River 150   [Map]   720   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Eaglesham   [Map]   ---   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Enilda   [Map]   ---   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Falher   [Map]   941   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Faust   [Map]   ---   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Girouxville   [Map]   282   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Grimshaw   [Map]   2,537   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Grouard Mission   [Map]   ---   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Joussard   [Map]   ---   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
McLennan   [Map]   824   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Nampa   [Map]   360   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Saint Isidore   [Map]   ---   N   41 miles [66 km]
Valleyview   [Map]   1,725   SW   41 miles [66 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Arcadia   [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Grouard   [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Guy   [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Jean Cote   [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Kathleen   [Map]     NW   Less than 2 miles
Marie Reine   [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
New Fish Creek   [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Reno   [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Shaftesbury Settlement   [Map]     NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Sunset House   [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Tangent   [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Watino   [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Whitemud Creek   [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Doussal ...

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.

Guy   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest of Doussal   [Map]
Heart River   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Kathleen   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
New Fish Creek   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Salt Prairie   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Springburn   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Sunset House   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Tangent   -   35 miles [56.3 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 Doussal.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Donnelly Airport   [Map]   CFM4   WNW   12 miles [19.3 km]
High Prairie Airport(ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]   CZHP   SE   20 miles [32.2 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 Doussal.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Doussal. 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   NNW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Grande Prairie Airport (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]   CYQU   WSW   85 miles [136.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Donnelly Airport   [Map]   CFM4   WNW   12 miles [19.3 km]
High Prairie Airport(ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]   CZHP   SE   20 miles [32.2 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
High Prairie Airport   (ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]
        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 Doussal. 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 Doussal 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 starting from Doussal. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Doussal) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Doussal. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.6167, Longitude: -116.8333     [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 Doussal), 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 Doussal.