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Introduction ...

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

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Around Judson ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Lethbridge. It is located about 24 miles [38 km] to the northwest of Judson. Lethbridge has a population of 83,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Taber. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the northeast of Judson and has a population of 8,200 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 Judson and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Barnwell   [Map]   613   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bow Island   [Map]   1,790   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Cardston   [Map]   3,452   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Coaldale   [Map]   6,177   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Coalhurst   [Map]   1,523   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Foremost   [Map]   524   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Fort MacLeod   [Map]   3,072   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Grassy Lake   [Map]   ---   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Magrath   [Map]   2,081   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Milk River   [Map]   816   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Nobleford   [Map]   689   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Picture Butte   [Map]   1,592   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Raymond   [Map]   3,225   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Stirling   [Map]   921   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Vauxhall   [Map]   1,069   N   38 miles [61.2 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Chin   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cranford   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Diamond City   [Map]   ---   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Eastview Acres   [Map]   ---   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Iron Springs   [Map]   ---   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
New Dayton   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Purple Springs   [Map]   ---   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Shaughnessy   [Map]   ---   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Skiff   [Map]   ---   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Spring Coulee   [Map]   ---   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Sunset Acres   [Map]   ---   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Turin   [Map]   ---   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Warner   [Map]   307   S   18 miles [29 km]
Welling   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Wrentham   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Judson ...

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.

Chin   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the North of Judson   [Map]
Coaldale   -   18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Diamond City   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Maybutt (Historic)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Milk River   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Purple Springs   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Raymond   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Skiff   -   25 miles [40.2 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 Judson.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Warner Airport   [Map]   CEP6   SSE   18 miles [29 km]
Lethbridge Co. Airport(YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   CYQL   WNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Taber Airport   [Map]   CED5   NNE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Milk River Airport   [Map]   CEW5   SSE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Vauxhall Airport   [Map]   CEN6   NNE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Foremost Airport   [Map]   CFD4   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Coutts / Ross Intl.   [Map]   CEP4   SSE   40 miles [64.4 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 Judson.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Judson. 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   NNW   131 miles [210.8 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   N   266 miles [428.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lethbridge Co. Airport(YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   CYQL   WNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Medicine Hat Airport(YXH/CYXH)   [Map]   CYXH   ENE   80 miles [128.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Warner Airport   [Map]   CEP6   SSE   18 miles [29 km]
Taber Airport   [Map]   CED5   NNE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Milk River Airport   [Map]   CEW5   SSE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Vauxhall Airport   [Map]   CEN6   NNE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Foremost Airport   [Map]   CFD4   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Coutts / Ross Intl.   [Map]   CEP4   SSE   40 miles [64.4 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
 
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Medicine Hat Airport   (YXH/CYXH)   [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 Judson. 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 Judson 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 from Judson. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Judson) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Judson. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.5333, Longitude: -112.3500     [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 Judson), 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 Judson.