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Hairy Hill, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Hairy Hill.

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Around Hairy Hill ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Fort Saskatchewan. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the west of Hairy Hill. Fort Saskatchewan has a population of 15,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Vegreville. It is located about 16 miles [25 km] to the south of Hairy Hill and has a population of 5,700 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 Hairy Hill and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2006
Andrew   [Map]   465   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bruderhein   [Map]   1,215   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Elk Point   [Map]   1,487   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Holden   [Map]   398   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Kikino Metis Settlement   [Map]   ---   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Lamont   [Map]   1,669   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Mannville   [Map]   782   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Mundare   [Map]   712   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Redwater   [Map]   2,192   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Ryley   [Map]   458   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Saint Paul   [Map]   5,106   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Smoky Lake   [Map]   1,010   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Tofield   [Map]   1,876   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Two Hills   [Map]   1,047   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Viking   [Map]   1,085   S   46 miles [74 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Boian   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Brosseau   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Chipman   [Map]   238   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Duvernay   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Foisy   [Map]   ---   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Hamlin   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hilliard   [Map]   ---   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Inland   [Map]   ---   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Kaleland   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lavoy   [Map]   ---   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Luzan   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Musidora   [Map]   ---   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Whitford   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Willingdon   [Map]   295   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Wostok   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Hairy Hill ...

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.

Bruce   -   35 miles [56.3 km] to the South of Hairy Hill   [Map]
Chipman   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Inland   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Owlseye   -   34 miles [54.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Poe   -   33 miles [53.1 km] to the South   [Map]
Saddle Lake   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Smoky Lake   -   31 miles [49.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Star   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the West   [Map]
Two Hills   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the East   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Two Hills Airport   [Map]   CEL6   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Vegreville Airport   [Map]   CEV3   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
St. Paul Airport(ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]   CEW3   ENE   33 miles [53.1 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 Hairy Hill.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Hairy Hill. 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
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   WSW   68 miles [109.4 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSW   198 miles [318.7 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   ESE   248 miles [399.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   CYLL   ESE   87 miles [140 km]
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]   CEN5   NE   89 miles [143.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Two Hills Airport   [Map]   CEL6   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Vegreville Airport   [Map]   CEV3   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
St. Paul Airport(ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]   CEW3   ENE   33 miles [53.1 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
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
        Website for Calgary International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Vermilion Airport   (YVG/CYVG)   [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
Lloydminster Airport   (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]
        Website for Lloydminster Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
St. Paul Airport   (ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hairy Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.7299, Longitude: -112.0750     [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 Hairy Hill), 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 Hairy Hill.