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The location of Granum









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Granum ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Lethbridge. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the east of Granum. Lethbridge has a population of 83,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Coaldale. It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the east of Granum and has a population of 7,500 people.

For comparison, Granum has a population of 420 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 if you are driving.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Blairmore   [Map]   ---   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Cardston   [Map]   3,452   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Claresholm   [Map]   3,700   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Coalhurst   [Map]   1,523   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Crowsnest Pass   [Map]   5,749   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Fort MacLeod   [Map]   3,072   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Magrath   [Map]   2,081   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Nanton   [Map]   2,055   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Nobleford   [Map]   689   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Picture Butte   [Map]   1,592   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Pincher Creek   [Map]   3,625   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Raymond   [Map]   3,225   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Shaughnessy   [Map]   ---   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Stavely   [Map]   435   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Vulcan   [Map]   1,940   N   38 miles [61.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Barons   [Map]   276   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Brocket   [Map]   ---   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Carmangay   [Map]   336   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Champion   [Map]   364   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Eastview Acres   [Map]   ---   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Furman   [Map]   ---   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Maycroft   [Map]   ---   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Monarch   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Parkland Beach   [Map]   135   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Parkland   [Map]   ---   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Pincher Station   [Map]   ---   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Springridge   [Map]   ---   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Stand Off   [Map]   ---   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Sunset Acres   [Map]   ---   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Woodhouse   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Granum ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Granum ...

Looking for more information about Granum? 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 Granum, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Granum.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alberta Statewide Tourism
    Granum Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Granum


Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Granum ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Claresholm Industrial Airport (FAA ID: CEJ4)   [Map]   NNW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fort Macleod Airport (FAA ID: CEY3)   [Map]   SSE   12 miles [19.3 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 Granum.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Granum. 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]   NNW   88 miles [141.6 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   N   237 miles [381.4 km]
Kelowna Intl.  (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   W   260 miles [418.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Lethbridge Co. Airport (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   ESE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Canadian Rockies Intl.  (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]   W   102 miles [164.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Claresholm Industrial Airport (FAA ID: CEJ4)   [Map]   NNW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fort Macleod Airport (FAA ID: CEY3)   [Map]   SSE   12 miles [19.3 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.

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
 
Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
  Website for Kelowna International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Canadian Rockies Intl.   (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]
  Website for Cranbrook / Canadian Rockies International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pincher Creek Airport   (WPC/CZPC)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Granum. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.8713, Longitude: -113.5152     [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 Granum), 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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