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Ellscott, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Ellscott ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Westlock. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the southwest of Ellscott. Westlock has a population of 4,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Gibbons. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the south of Ellscott and has a population of 3,000 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 Ellscott and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Andrew   [Map]   465   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Athabasca   [Map]   2,580   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Beaver Lake   [Map]   ---   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Bon Accord   [Map]   1,534   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Boyle   [Map]   844   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Bruderhein   [Map]   1,215   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Clyde   [Map]   470   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Island Lake   [Map]   351   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Kikino Metis Settlement   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lac la Biche   [Map]   2,758   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Legal   [Map]   1,192   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Plamondon   [Map]   ---   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Redwater   [Map]   2,192   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Smoky Lake   [Map]   1,010   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Thorhild   [Map]   505   S   25 miles [40.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Abee   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Amber Valley   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Atmore   [Map]   ---   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Bondiss   [Map]   131   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Caslan   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Colinton   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Donatville   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Grassland   [Map]   ---   N   23 miles [37 km]
Meanook   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Mewatha Beach   [Map]   167   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Newbrook   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Perryvale   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Rochester   [Map]   ---   W   23 miles [37 km]
Tawatinaw   [Map]   ---   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Waskatenau   [Map]   278   S   28 miles [45.1 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Ellscott ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ellscott ...

Looking for more information about Ellscott? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ellscott, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Ellscott.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alberta Statewide Tourism
    Ellscott Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Ellscott

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Ellscott ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   NNE   5 miles [8 km]
Athabasca Airport(ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   CYWM   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Lac La Biche Airport(YLB/CYLB)   [Map]   CYLB   ENE   39 miles [62.8 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 Ellscott.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Ellscott. 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   86 miles [138.4 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSW   238 miles [383 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   SSE   105 miles [169 km]
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]   CEN5   E   105 miles [169 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   NNE   5 miles [8 km]
Athabasca Airport(ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   CYWM   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Lac La Biche Airport(YLB/CYLB)   [Map]   CYLB   ENE   39 miles [62.8 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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ellscott. 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 Ellscott 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 Ellscott. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ellscott) 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 Ellscott. 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 Ellscott

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ellscott. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.5036, Longitude: -112.9008     [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 Ellscott), 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 Ellscott.