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Fawcett, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Fawcett ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Westlock. It is located about 28 miles [45 km] to the south of Fawcett. Westlock has a population of 4,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Barrhead. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the southwest of Fawcett and has a population of 4,400 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2006
Athabasca   [Map]   2,580   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Clyde   [Map]   470   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Colinton   [Map]   ---   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Island Lake South   [Map]   105   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Island Lake   [Map]   351   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Jarvie   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Legal   [Map]   1,192   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Peavine   [Map]   ---   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Pickardville   [Map]   ---   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Rochester   [Map]   ---   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Smith   [Map]   ---   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Thorhild   [Map]   505   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Vimy   [Map]   ---   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
West Baptiste   [Map]   104   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Whispering Hills   [Map]   125   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Bloomsbury   [Map]   ---   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Chisholm   [Map]   ---   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Dapp   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Flatbush   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Freedom   [Map]   ---   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Kilsyth   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Larkspur   [Map]   56   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Linaria   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Neerlandia   [Map]   ---   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Pibroch   [Map]   ---   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Rossington   [Map]   ---   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
South Baptiste   [Map]   69   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Sunset Beach   [Map]   88   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Vega   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
White Gull   [Map]   ---   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Fawcett ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fawcett ...

Looking for more information about Fawcett? 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 Fawcett, 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 Fawcett.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Fawcett ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   SSE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   SSW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Athabasca Airport(ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   CYWM   ENE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   E   51 miles [82.1 km]
Swan Hills Airport   [Map]   CEM5   W   53 miles [85.3 km]
Slave Lake Airport(YZH/CYZH)   [Map]   CYZH   NNW   58 miles [93.3 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 Fawcett.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Fawcett. 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   SSE   87 miles [140 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   S   236 miles [379.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   SSE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   SSW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Athabasca Airport(ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   CYWM   ENE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   E   51 miles [82.1 km]
Swan Hills Airport   [Map]   CEM5   W   53 miles [85.3 km]
Slave Lake Airport(YZH/CYZH)   [Map]   CYZH   NNW   58 miles [93.3 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
Slave Lake Airport   (YZH/CYZH)   [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 Fawcett. 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 Fawcett 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 that begins in Fawcett. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fawcett) 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 Fawcett. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fawcett

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fawcett. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.5413, Longitude: -114.0947     [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 Fawcett), 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 Fawcett.