A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada

Fort McMurray, Alberta

Nearby Genealogy
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Other AB

Around Fort McMurray ...

Fort McMurray is the largest city within a 50 mile [80 km] radius.

The next largest community is Anzac. It is located about 22 miles [ km] to the southeast of Fort McMurray

The following is a sample of nearby communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Fort McMurray.<2>

  • Anzac (22 miles [35.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anzac
    • Anzac lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Fort McMurray
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anzac
  • Fort MacKay (33 miles [53.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort MacKay
    • Fort MacKay lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<2> to the north of Fort McMurray
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort MacKay
  • Gregoire Lake Estates (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gregoire Lake Estates
    • Gregoire Lake Estates lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the south of Fort McMurray
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gregoire Lake Estates
  • Waterways (less than 2 miles to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterways
    • Waterways lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southeast of Fort McMurray
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterways

Curious and Interesting Names Near Fort McMurray ...

It seems like there is always a nearby community with a name that seems interesting, maybe familiar or just catches our attention in some other way. We've collected some names which strike us as being curious or interesting. Our list can be found on the Tidbits & Trivia Page for Fort McMurray.

Airports Near Fort McMurray ...

When a trip includes a flight, we try to find an airport that best fits our travel plans.<3> To that purpose, we've assembled a list of that are relatively close to Fort McMurray and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Fort McMurray.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Fort McMurray

Visit our Community Index for Alberta

About Alberta

The official website for Fort McMurray:

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 Fort McMurray were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fort McMurray) 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 Fort McMurray. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fort McMurrayOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fort McMurray. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 56.7214, Longitude: -111.3655    
<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Fort McMurray), 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.






Sitemap Privacy
of Use



Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 16 Oct 2022