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Eaglesham, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Eaglesham ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Peace River. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the northeast of Eaglesham. Peace River has a population of 6,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Fairview. It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the northwest of Eaglesham 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 starting from Eaglesham and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2006
Berwyn   [Map]   516   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Clairmont   [Map]   ---   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Donnelly   [Map]   293   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Enilda   [Map]   ---   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Falher   [Map]   941   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Girouxville   [Map]   282   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Grimshaw   [Map]   2,537   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Hines Creek   [Map]   430   NW   41 miles [66 km]
McLennan   [Map]   824   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Nampa   [Map]   360   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Poplar Ridge   [Map]   ---   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Rycroft   [Map]   638   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Saint Isidore   [Map]   ---   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Sexsmith   [Map]   1,959   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Spirit River   [Map]   1,148   W   36 miles [57.9 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Bluesky   [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
Brownvale   [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
Crooked Creek   [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Dunvegan   [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Guy   [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Jean Cote   [Map]     NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Marie Reine   [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Peoria   [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
Shaftesbury Settlement   [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Tangent   [Map]     E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Teepee Creek   [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Wanham   [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]
Watino   [Map]     E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Whitelaw   [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
Whitemud Creek   [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Eaglesham ...

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.

Bluesky   -   23 miles [37 km] to the Northwest of Eaglesham   [Map]
Crooked Creek   -   35 miles [56.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Gage   -   33 miles [53.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Guy   -   34 miles [54.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Judah   -   33 miles [53.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Last Lake   -   31 miles [49.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Spirit River   -   36 miles [57.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Tangent   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Teepee Creek   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Fairview Airport   [Map]   CEB5   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Donnelly Airport   [Map]   CFM4   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Peace River Airport(YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   CYPE   NNE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Spirit River Airport   [Map]   CFS5   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Debolt Airport   [Map]   CFG4   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Grande Prairie Airport (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]   CYQU   SW   56 miles [90.1 km]
Valleyview Airport   [Map]   CEL5   SSE   56 miles [90.1 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 Eaglesham.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Eaglesham. 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   NNE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Grande Prairie Airport (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]   CYQU   SW   56 miles [90.1 km]
Dawson Creek Airport (IATA:YDQ)   [Map]   CYDQ   W   88 miles [141.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Fairview Airport   [Map]   CEB5   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Donnelly Airport   [Map]   CFM4   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Spirit River Airport   [Map]   CFS5   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Debolt Airport   [Map]   CFG4   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Valleyview Airport   [Map]   CEL5   SSE   56 miles [90.1 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
Fort St. John Airport   (YXJ/CYXJ)   [Map]
        Website for Fort Saint John Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eaglesham. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.7833, Longitude: -117.9000     [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 Eaglesham), 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 Eaglesham.