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The location of Grandview









Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Grandview ...

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

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the north of Grandview and has a population of 57,700 people.

For comparison, Grandview has a population of 130 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 from Grandview and not the distance as if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Blackfalds   [Map]   4,618   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Calmar   [Map]   1,959   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Drayton Valley   [Map]   6,893   W   41 miles [66 km]
Eckville   [Map]   951   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Lacombe   [Map]   10,752   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Leduc   [Map]   16,967   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Millet   [Map]   2,068   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Ponoka   [Map]   6,591   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Rimbey   [Map]   2,252   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Sylvan Lake   [Map]   10,703   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Wetaskiwin   [Map]   11,689   E   28 miles [45.1 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Argentia Beach   [Map]   52   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Crystal Springs   [Map]   112   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Falun   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Golden Days   [Map]   207   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Itaska Beach   [Map]   35   N   5 miles [8 km]
Lakedell   [Map]   ---   SE   Less than 2 miles
Ma-me-o Beach   [Map]   155   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Mission Beach   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mulhurst Bay   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Mulhurst   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Norris Beach   [Map]   40   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Poplar Bay   [Map]   84   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Silver Beach   [Map]   47   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Sundance Beach   [Map]   102   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Westerose   [Map]   ---   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Grandview ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Rimbey Airport (FAA ID: CFC7)   [Map]   SSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Wetaskiwin Rgnl. (FAA ID: CEX3)   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Ponoka Industrial Airport (FAA ID: CEH3)   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Lacombe Airport (FAA ID: CEG3)   [Map]   SSE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Drayton Valley Airport (FAA ID: CER3)   [Map]   WNW   41 miles [66 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   NNE   45 miles [72.4 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 Grandview.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Grandview. 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]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   S   129 miles [207.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Red Deer Rgnl.  (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   S   56 miles [90.1 km]
Viking Airport (FAA ID: CEE8)   [Map]   E   91 miles [146.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Rimbey Airport (FAA ID: CFC7)   [Map]   SSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Wetaskiwin Rgnl. (FAA ID: CEX3)   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Ponoka Industrial Airport (FAA ID: CEH3)   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Lacombe Airport (FAA ID: CEG3)   [Map]   SSE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Drayton Valley Airport (FAA ID: CER3)   [Map]   WNW   41 miles [66 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   NNE   45 miles [72.4 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
 
Rocky Mountain House Airport   (YRM/CYRM)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
  Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [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 Grandview. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grandview. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.9929, Longitude: -114.0589     [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 Grandview), 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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