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Heart River, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Heart River.

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Around Heart River ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is High Prairie. It is located about 10 miles [16 km] to the south of Heart River. High Prairie has a population of 2,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Valleyview. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the southwest of Heart River and has a population of 1,800 people.

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

Community   2006
Donnelly   [Map]   293   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Drift Pile River 150   [Map]   720   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Enilda   [Map]   ---   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Falher   [Map]   941   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Faust   [Map]   ---   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Girouxville   [Map]   282   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Grouard Mission   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Joussard   [Map]   ---   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Kinuso   [Map]   219   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
McLennan   [Map]   824   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Nampa   [Map]   360   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Reno   [Map]   ---   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Saint Isidore   [Map]   ---   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Swan River 150E   [Map]   305   E   44 miles [70.8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Arcadia   [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Atikameg   [Map]     NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Driftpile   [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Gift Lake   [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Grouard   [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Guy   [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Kathleen   [Map]     W   13 miles [20.9 km]
New Fish Creek   [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Sunset House   [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Whitemud Creek   [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Heart River ...

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.

Driftpile   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the Southeast of Heart River   [Map]
Gift Lake   -   33 miles [53.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Guy   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the West   [Map]
Kathleen   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the West   [Map]
New Fish Creek   -   35 miles [56.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Salt Prairie   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Springburn   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Sunset House   -   30 miles [48.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
High Prairie Airport(ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]   CZHP   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Donnelly Airport   [Map]   CFM4   WNW   24 miles [38.6 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 Heart River.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Heart River. 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   NW   57 miles [91.7 km]
Grande Prairie Airport (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]   CYQU   WSW   97 miles [156.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
High Prairie Airport(ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]   CZHP   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Donnelly Airport   [Map]   CFM4   WNW   24 miles [38.6 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 Heart River. 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 Heart River 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 starting in Heart River. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Heart River) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Heart River. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.5833, Longitude: -116.5000     [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 Heart River), 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 Heart River.