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Girouxville, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Girouxville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Peace River. It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the north of Girouxville. Peace River has a population of 6,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Fairview. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the northwest of Girouxville and has a population of 3,200 people.

For comparison, Girouxville has a population of 280 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 and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2006
Berwyn   [Map]   516   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Bluesky   [Map]   ---   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Brownvale   [Map]   ---   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Debolt   [Map]   ---   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Donnelly   [Map]   293   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Enilda   [Map]   ---   S   23 miles [37 km]
Falher   [Map]   941   E   5 miles [8 km]
Grimshaw   [Map]   2,537   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Grouard Mission   [Map]   ---   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
High Prairie   [Map]   2,785   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
McLennan   [Map]   824   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Nampa   [Map]   360   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Saint Isidore   [Map]   ---   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Valleyview   [Map]   1,725   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Whitelaw   [Map]   ---   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Crooked Creek   [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Eaglesham   [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Guy   [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Jean Cote   [Map]     N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Kathleen   [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Marie Reine   [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
New Fish Creek   [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Peoria   [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Reno   [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Shaftesbury Settlement   [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Sunset House   [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Tangent   [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Wanham   [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Watino   [Map]     W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Whitemud Creek   [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Girouxville ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names 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.

Guy   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast of Girouxville   [Map]
Heart River   -   34 miles [54.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Judah   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Kathleen   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
New Fish Creek   -   31 miles [49.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Peace River   -   34 miles [54.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Springburn   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Tangent   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the West   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Girouxville ...

Looking for more information about Girouxville? 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 Girouxville, 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 Girouxville.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Girouxville ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Donnelly Airport   [Map]   CFM4   ESE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Peace River Airport(YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   CYPE   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
High Prairie Airport(ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]   CZHP   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Debolt Airport   [Map]   CFG4   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Fairview Airport   [Map]   CEB5   WNW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Valleyview Airport   [Map]   CEL5   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Spirit River Airport   [Map]   CFS5   W   58 miles [93.3 km]
Grande Prairie Airport (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]   CYQU   WSW   72 miles [115.9 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 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 Girouxville.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Girouxville. 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   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Grande Prairie Airport (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]   CYQU   WSW   72 miles [115.9 km]
Dawson Creek Airport (IATA:YDQ)   [Map]   CYDQ   W   110 miles [177 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Donnelly Airport   [Map]   CFM4   ESE   9 miles [14.5 km]
High Prairie Airport(ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]   CZHP   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Debolt Airport   [Map]   CFG4   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Fairview Airport   [Map]   CEB5   WNW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Valleyview Airport   [Map]   CEL5   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Spirit River Airport   [Map]   CFS5   W   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
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
High Prairie Airport   (ZHP/CZHP)   [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 Girouxville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Alberta: www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Girouxville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.7500, Longitude: -117.3333     [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 Girouxville), 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 Girouxville.