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Introduction ...

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

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Around Glenevis ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the east of Glenevis. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the east of Glenevis and has a population of 57,700 people.

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

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Alberta Beach   [Map]   884   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Barrhead   [Map]   4,209   N   23 miles [37 km]
Bon Accord   [Map]   1,534   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Calmar   [Map]   1,959   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Drayton Valley   [Map]   6,893   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Evansburg   [Map]   ---   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Legal   [Map]   1,192   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Mayerthorpe   [Map]   1,474   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Thorsby   [Map]   945   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Birch Cove   [Map]   38   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Castle Island   [Map]   22   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Cherhill   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Darwell   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Fallis   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Gunn   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lake Isle   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Rich Valley   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ross Haven   [Map]   198   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Silver Sands   [Map]   173   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
South View   [Map]   115   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Sunset Point   [Map]   242   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Val Quentin   [Map]   181   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
West Cove   [Map]   169   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Yellowstone   [Map]   170   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Glenevis ...

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.

Birch Cove   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast of Glenevis   [Map]
Castle Island   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Cosmo   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Gunn   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Rich Valley   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Silver Sands   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Sunset Point   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Yellowstone   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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


Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Glenevis ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   ESE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   WNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Drayton Valley Airport   [Map]   CER3   SSW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   ESE   43 miles [69.2 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 Glenevis.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Glenevis. 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
Report  
DirectionDistance
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   S   186 miles [299.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   SSE   114 miles [183.5 km]
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   ESE   118 miles [189.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   ESE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   WNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Drayton Valley Airport   [Map]   CER3   SSW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   ESE   43 miles [69.2 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
 
Whitecourt Airport   (YZU/CYZU)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
        Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [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 Glenevis. 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 Glenevis 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 starting in Glenevis. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Glenevis) 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 Glenevis. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Glenevis

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glenevis. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.7908, Longitude: -114.5167     [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 Glenevis), 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 Glenevis.