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Grantham, Alberta

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The location of Grantham

Introduction ...

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

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Around Grantham ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Lethbridge. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the southwest of Grantham. Lethbridge has a population of 83,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Brooks. It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the north of Grantham and has a population of 13,800 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
Barnwell   [Map]   613   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Bow Island   [Map]   1,790   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Coaldale   [Map]   6,177   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Coalhurst   [Map]   1,523   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Duchess   [Map]   978   N   46 miles [74 km]
Foremost   [Map]   524   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Grassy Lake   [Map]   ---   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Nobleford   [Map]   689   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Picture Butte   [Map]   1,592   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Ralston   [Map]   ---   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Raymond   [Map]   3,225   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Rosemary   [Map]   388   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Stirling   [Map]   921   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Taber   [Map]   7,677   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Vauxhall   [Map]   1,069   W   4 miles [6.4 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Bow City   [Map]   ---   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Burdett   [Map]   ---   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Chin   [Map]   ---   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Cranford   [Map]   ---   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Enchant   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hays   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Juno   [Map]   ---   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Purple Springs   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Rainier   [Map]   ---   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Retlaw   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Rolling Hills   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Scandia   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Tilley   [Map]   381   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Travers   [Map]   ---   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Turin   [Map]   ---   W   24 miles [38.6 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Grantham ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Vauxhall Airport (FAA ID: CEN6)   [Map]   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Taber Airport (FAA ID: CED5)   [Map]   SSW   18 miles [29 km]
Bow Island Airport (FAA ID: CEF3)   [Map]   ESE   32 miles [51.5 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 Grantham.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Grantham. 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
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   NW   113 miles [181.9 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   NNW   233 miles [375 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.  (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   NE   271 miles [436.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Lethbridge Co. Airport (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Medicine Hat Airport (YXH/CYXH)   [Map]   E   57 miles [91.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Vauxhall Airport (FAA ID: CEN6)   [Map]   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Taber Airport (FAA ID: CED5)   [Map]   SSW   18 miles [29 km]
Bow Island Airport (FAA ID: CEF3)   [Map]   ESE   32 miles [51.5 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.

Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
  Website for Calgary International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
  Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
  Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Medicine Hat Airport   (YXH/CYXH)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Brooks Rgnl.   (ICAO: CYBP)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Grantham. 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 Grantham 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- Grantham) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Grantham. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Grantham

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grantham. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.0698, Longitude: -112.0083     [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 Grantham), 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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