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Lobstick, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Lobstick ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Stony Plain. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the east of Lobstick. Stony Plain has a population of 15,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Whitecourt. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the northwest of Lobstick and has a population of 9,600 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 Lobstick and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2006
Alberta Beach   [Map]   884   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Barrhead   [Map]   4,209   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Breton   [Map]   550   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Drayton Valley   [Map]   6,893   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Evansburg   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Garden Grove Estates   [Map]   ---   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Mayerthorpe   [Map]   1,474   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Meso West   [Map]   ---   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Onoway   [Map]   875   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Peavine   [Map]   ---   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Sangudo   [Map]   364   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Spring Lake   [Map]   501   E   41 miles [66 km]
Wabamun   [Map]   601   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Warburg   [Map]   621   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Wildwood   [Map]   ---   W   3 miles [4.8 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Betula Beach   [Map]   15   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Darwell   [Map]   ---   E   23 miles [37 km]
Entwistle   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gainford   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lake Isle   [Map]   ---   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Mackay   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Nojack   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Rangeton   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Rochfort Bridge   [Map]   ---   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Rocky Rapids   [Map]   ---   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Round Valley   [Map]   ---   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Seba Beach   [Map]   203   E   18 miles [29 km]
Silver Sands   [Map]   173   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
South View   [Map]   115   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Tomahawk   [Map]   ---   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Lobstick ...

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.

Chip Lake   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the West of Lobstick   [Map]
Cynthia   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Nojack   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Rocky Rapids   -   23 miles [37 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Round Valley   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Silver Sands   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Tomahawk   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Wildwood   -   3 miles [4.8 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 Lobstick.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   N   23 miles [37 km]
Drayton Valley Airport   [Map]   CER3   SSE   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 Lobstick.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Lobstick. 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   ESE   68 miles [109.4 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSE   178 miles [286.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   N   23 miles [37 km]
Drayton Valley Airport   [Map]   CER3   SSE   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
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
        Website for Calgary 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
Whitecourt Airport   (YZU/CYZU)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edson Airport   (YET/CYET)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lobstick. 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 Lobstick 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 from Lobstick. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lobstick) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lobstick. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.6000, Longitude: -115.1667     [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 Lobstick), 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 Lobstick.