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Highridge, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Highridge ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the southeast of Highridge. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the southeast of Highridge and has a population of 57,700 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 starting from Highridge and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2006
Alberta Beach   [Map]   884   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Barrhead   [Map]   4,209   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bon Accord   [Map]   1,534   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Evansburg   [Map]   ---   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Legal   [Map]   1,192   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Mayerthorpe   [Map]   1,474   W   41 miles [66 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Onoway   [Map]   875   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Redwater   [Map]   2,192   E   41 miles [66 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Alcomdale   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Alexander   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Birch Cove   [Map]   38   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bloomsbury   [Map]   ---   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Busby   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Freedom   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lunnford   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Manola   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mearns   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Nakamun Park   [Map]   88   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Pibroch   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Pickardville   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Rich Valley   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Rossington   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Sunrise Beach   [Map]   170   S   17 miles [27.4 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Highridge ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   WNW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   ENE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   SSE   27 miles [43.5 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 Highridge.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Highridge. 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   SSE   54 miles [86.9 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   S   201 miles [323.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   WNW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   ENE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   SSE   27 miles [43.5 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
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [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 Highridge. 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 Highridge 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 begins in Highridge. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Highridge) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Highridge. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.0333, Longitude: -114.1333     [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 Highridge), 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 Highridge.