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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Grassy Lake.

This page contains six sections:

Around Grassy Lake ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Medicine Hat. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the east of Grassy Lake. Medicine Hat has a population of 60,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Taber. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the west of Grassy Lake and has a population of 8,200 people.

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

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Barnwell   [Map]   613   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Bow Island   [Map]   1,790   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Coaldale   [Map]   6,177   W   41 miles [66 km]
Dunmore   [Map]   ---   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Foremost   [Map]   524   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Milk River   [Map]   816   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Picture Butte   [Map]   1,592   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Ralston   [Map]   ---   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Raymond   [Map]   3,225   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Redcliff   [Map]   5,096   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Shaughnessy   [Map]   ---   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Stirling   [Map]   921   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Tilley   [Map]   381   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Vauxhall   [Map]   1,069   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Warner   [Map]   307   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Burdett   [Map]     E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Chin   [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Cranford   [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Etzikom   [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Grantham   [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hays   [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Juno   [Map]     E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Purple Springs   [Map]     W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Retlaw   [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Rolling Hills   [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Scandia   [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Seven Persons   [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Skiff   [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
Suffield   [Map]     NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Wrentham   [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Grassy Lake ...

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.

Bow Island   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the East of Grassy Lake   [Map]
Conquerville (Historic)   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Goat   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Hays   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Juno   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Legend (Historic)   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the South   [Map]
Purple Springs   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Skiff   -   23 miles [37 km] to the South   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bow Island Airport   [Map]   CEF3   ENE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Vauxhall Airport   [Map]   CEN6   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Taber Airport   [Map]   CED5   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Foremost Airport   [Map]   CFD4   SSE   25 miles [40.2 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 Grassy Lake.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Grassy Lake. 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
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   NW   134 miles [215.7 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   NNW   253 miles [407.2 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   NE   270 miles [434.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Medicine Hat Airport(YXH/CYXH)   [Map]   CYXH   ENE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Lethbridge Co. Airport(YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   CYQL   WSW   51 miles [82.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bow Island Airport   [Map]   CEF3   ENE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Vauxhall Airport   [Map]   CEN6   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Taber Airport   [Map]   CED5   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Foremost Airport   [Map]   CFD4   SSE   25 miles [40.2 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.

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Grassy Lake. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grassy Lake. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.8333, Longitude: -111.7000     [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 Grassy Lake), 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 Grassy Lake.