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Lamont, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Lamont ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the southwest of Lamont. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the west of Lamont and has a population of 57,700 people.

For comparison, Lamont 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 Lamont and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2006
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Bon Accord   [Map]   1,534   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Bruderhein   [Map]   1,215   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Camrose   [Map]   15,605   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   W   18 miles [29 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Leduc   [Map]   16,967   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Legal   [Map]   1,192   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Redwater   [Map]   2,192   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Tofield   [Map]   1,876   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Two Hills   [Map]   1,047   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Vegreville   [Map]   5,519   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Andrew   [Map]   465   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Ardrossan   [Map]   ---   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Chipman   [Map]   238   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Coronado   [Map]   ---   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Egremont   [Map]   ---   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Hilliard   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Josephburg   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lamoureux   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Luzan   [Map]   ---   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Mundare   [Map]   712   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
North Cooking Lake   [Map]   ---   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Radway   [Map]   ---   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Saint Michael   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Star   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Wostok   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Lamont ...

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.

Beverly   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the Southwest of Lamont   [Map]
Bon Accord   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Chipman   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Cooking Lake   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Gold Bar   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Hairy Hill   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Half Moon Lake   -   23 miles [37 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Opal   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Redwater   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Smoky Lake   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Sprucefield   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Star   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lamont ...

Looking for more information about Lamont? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Lamont, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Lamont.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alberta Statewide Tourism
    Lamont Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Lamont

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Lamont ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   ESE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Tofield Airport   [Map]   CEV7   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   SSW   26 miles [41.8 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 Lamont.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Lamont. 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   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSW   189 miles [304.2 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   ESE   275 miles [442.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   SE   58 miles [93.3 km]
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]   CEN5   ENE   113 miles [181.9 km]
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   CYLL   ESE   115 miles [185.1 km]
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   SSW   117 miles [188.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   ESE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Tofield Airport   [Map]   CEV7   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   SSW   26 miles [41.8 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 City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
St. Paul Airport   (ZSP/CEW3)   [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
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
        Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lamont. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Alberta:

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lamont. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.7500, Longitude: -112.7833     [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 Lamont), 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 Lamont.