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Freedom, Alberta

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The location of Freedom

Introduction ...

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

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Around Freedom ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Saint Albert. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the southeast of Freedom. Saint Albert has a population of 57,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Spruce Grove. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the south of Freedom and has a population of 26,200 people.

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

Community   2006
Alberta Beach   [Map]   884   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Barrhead   [Map]   4,209   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Bon Accord   [Map]   1,534   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Evansburg   [Map]   ---   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Legal   [Map]   1,192   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Mayerthorpe   [Map]   1,474   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Onoway   [Map]   875   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Peavine   [Map]   ---   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Redwater   [Map]   2,192   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Upper Manor Estates   [Map]   ---   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Wabamun   [Map]   601   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   E   15 miles [24.1 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Birch Cove   [Map]   38   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bloomsbury   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Busby   [Map]   ---   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Camp Creek   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Campsie   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Dapp   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Linaria   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lunnford   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Manola   [Map]   ---   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Nakamun Park   [Map]   88   S   18 miles [29 km]
Neerlandia   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pibroch   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Pickardville   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Rossington   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Vega   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Freedom ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Freedom. 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, attractions and places to visit:

For the Province of Alberta

    Alberta Tourism
    Parks for Alberta

    Fishing in Alberta
    Hunting in Alberta

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Freedom ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Barrhead Airport (FAA ID: CEP3)   [Map]   WSW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Westlock Airport (FAA ID: CES4)   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   SSE   36 miles [57.9 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Freedom.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Freedom. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   SSE   63 miles [101.4 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   S   209 miles [336.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Barrhead Airport (FAA ID: CEP3)   [Map]   WSW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Westlock Airport (FAA ID: CES4)   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   SSE   36 miles [57.9 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       FlightAware       FlightStats
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
  Website for Calgary International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Athabasca Airport   (ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Freedom. 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 Freedom 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Freedom) 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 Freedom. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Freedom

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Freedom. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.1521, Longitude: -114.2266     [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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Freedom), 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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