A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada

Drift Pile River 150, Alberta

Nearby Census Genealogy
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Other AB

The location of Drift Pile River 150

Click for Interactive Map
Click here for an interactive map for
Drift Pile River 150
and the surrounding area.

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Drift Pile River 150.

This page contains six sections:

Around Drift Pile River 150 ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Slave Lake. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the east of Drift Pile River 150. Slave Lake has a population of 6,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is High Prairie. It is located about 28 miles [45 km] to the west of Drift Pile River 150 and has a population of 2,700 people.

For comparison, Drift Pile River 150 has a population of 720 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 Drift Pile River 150 and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2006
Canyon Creek   [Map]   ---   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Faust   [Map]   ---   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Grouard Mission   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Joussard   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Kinuso   [Map]   219   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
McLennan   [Map]   824   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Swan Hills   [Map]   1,645   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Swan River 150E   [Map]   305   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Widewater   [Map]   ---   E   30 miles [48.3 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Arcadia   [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Assineau   [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Atikameg   [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Driftpile   [Map]     SE   Less than 2 miles
Gift Lake   [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Grouard   [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
Wagner   [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Drift Pile River 150 ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Drift Pile River 150.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Drift Pile River 150.

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Drift Pile River 150. 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 Drift Pile River 150 ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Drift Pile River 150.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
High Prairie Airport(ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]   CZHP   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Slave Lake Airport(YZH/CYZH)   [Map]   CYZH   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Swan Hills Airport   [Map]   CEM5   SSE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Donnelly Airport   [Map]   CFM4   WNW   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 Drift Pile River 150.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Drift Pile River 150. 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   NW   89 miles [143.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
High Prairie Airport(ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]   CZHP   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Slave Lake Airport(YZH/CYZH)   [Map]   CYZH   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Swan Hills Airport   [Map]   CEM5   SSE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Donnelly Airport   [Map]   CFM4   WNW   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
High Prairie Airport   (ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Slave Lake Airport   (YZH/CYZH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       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 Drift Pile River 150. 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 Drift Pile River 150 were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

- Return to Citation

<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Drift Pile River 150. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Drift Pile River 150) 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 Drift Pile River 150. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Drift Pile River 150

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Drift Pile River 150. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.3500, Longitude: -115.7667     [Map].

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Drift Pile River 150), 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.

- Return to Citation

For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Drift Pile River 150.