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Introduction ...

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

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Around Lamerton ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Red Deer. It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the southwest of Lamerton. Red Deer has a population of 90,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Camrose. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the north of Lamerton and has a population of 17,200 people.

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

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Alix   [Map]   851   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bentley   [Map]   1,083   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Blackfalds   [Map]   4,618   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Forestburg   [Map]   895   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Innisfail   [Map]   7,331   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Lacombe   [Map]   10,752   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Millet   [Map]   2,068   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Penhold   [Map]   1,971   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Ponoka   [Map]   6,591   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Rimbey   [Map]   2,252   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Springbrook   [Map]   ---   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Stettler   [Map]   5,445   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Sylvan Lake   [Map]   10,703   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Trochu   [Map]   1,005   S   46 miles [74 km]
Wetaskiwin   [Map]   11,689   N   34 miles [54.7 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Ardley   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bashaw   [Map]   796   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Clive   [Map]   562   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Delburne   [Map]   765   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Donalda   [Map]   224   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Erskine   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Ferintosh   [Map]   153   N   18 miles [29 km]
Haynes   [Map]   ---   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Meeting Creek   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mirror   [Map]   ---   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Nevis   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Oberlin   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Rochon Sands   [Map]   66   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Tees   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
White Sands   [Map]   120   E   11 miles [17.7 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Lamerton ...

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.

Big Valley   -   35 miles [56.3 km] to the Southeast of Lamerton   [Map]
Gull Lake   -   36 miles [57.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Meeting Creek   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Mirror   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
New Norway   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Red Deer   -   34 miles [54.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Red Willow   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Rosedale Valley   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the West   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bashaw Airport   [Map]   CFK2   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Stettler Airport   [Map]   CEJ3   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ponoka Industrial Airport   [Map]   CEH3   WNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Lacombe Airport   [Map]   CEG3   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Wetaskiwin Rgnl.   [Map]   CEX3   NNW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Bawlf - Blackwells Airport   [Map]   CFR2   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Camrose Airport   [Map]   CEQ3   NNE   38 miles [61.2 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 Lamerton.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Lamerton. 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
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   NNW   59 miles [95 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSW   103 miles [165.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   WSW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   NE   65 miles [104.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bashaw Airport   [Map]   CFK2   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Stettler Airport   [Map]   CEJ3   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ponoka Industrial Airport   [Map]   CEH3   WNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Lacombe Airport   [Map]   CEG3   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Wetaskiwin Rgnl.   [Map]   CEX3   NNW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Bawlf - Blackwells Airport   [Map]   CFR2   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Camrose Airport   [Map]   CEQ3   NNE   38 miles [61.2 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
 
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
        Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
        Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Lamerton 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 that starts in Lamerton. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lamerton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lamerton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.5000, Longitude: -113.0833     [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 Lamerton), 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 Lamerton.