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Guy, Alberta

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The location of Guy

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Guy ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Peace River. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the north of Guy. Peace River has a population of 6,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is High Prairie. It is located about 26 miles [41 km] to the east of Guy and has a population of 2,700 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 Guy and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Berwyn   [Map]   516   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Brownvale   [Map]   ---   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Debolt   [Map]   ---   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Donnelly   [Map]   293   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Eaglesham   [Map]   ---   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Enilda   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Falher   [Map]   941   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Girouxville   [Map]   282   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Grimshaw   [Map]   2,537   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Grouard Mission   [Map]   ---   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Joussard   [Map]   ---   E   46 miles [74 km]
McLennan   [Map]   824   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Nampa   [Map]   360   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Saint Isidore   [Map]   ---   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Valleyview   [Map]   1,725   S   34 miles [54.7 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Arcadia   [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Calais   [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Crooked Creek   [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Grouard   [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Jean Cote   [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Kathleen   [Map]     NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Marie Reine   [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
New Fish Creek   [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]
Reno   [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Shaftesbury Settlement   [Map]     N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Sunset House   [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
Tangent   [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Watino   [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Whitemud Creek   [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Guy ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some 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.

Crooked Creek   -   37 miles [59.5 km] to the Southwest of Guy   [Map]
Heart River   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the East   [Map]
Kathleen   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
New Fish Creek   -   18 miles [29 km] to the South   [Map]
Springburn   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Sturgeon Heights   -   38 miles [61.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Sunset House   -   23 miles [37 km] to the South   [Map]
Tangent   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Donnelly Airport   [Map]   CFM4   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
High Prairie Airport(ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]   CZHP   ESE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Valleyview Airport   [Map]   CEL5   SSW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Debolt Airport   [Map]   CFG4   WSW   42 miles [67.6 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 Guy.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Guy. 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

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Peace River Airport(YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   CYPE   NNW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Grande Prairie Airport (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]   CYQU   WSW   73 miles [117.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Donnelly Airport   [Map]   CFM4   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
High Prairie Airport(ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]   CZHP   ESE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Valleyview Airport   [Map]   CEL5   SSW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Debolt Airport   [Map]   CFG4   WSW   42 miles [67.6 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
Peace River Airport   (YPE/CYPE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Grande Prairie Airport   (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]
        Website for Grande Prairie Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
High Prairie Airport   (ZHP/CZHP)   [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 Guy. 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 Guy 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 that stretches from Guy. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Guy) 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 Guy. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Guy

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Guy. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.5500, Longitude: -117.1167     [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 Guy), 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 Guy.