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Mayerthorpe, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Mayerthorpe ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Whitecourt. It is located about 25 miles [40 km] to the northwest of Mayerthorpe. Whitecourt has a population of 9,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Barrhead. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the east of Mayerthorpe and has a population of 4,400 people.

For comparison, Mayerthorpe has a population of 1,400 people.

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

Community   2006
Alberta Beach   [Map]   884   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Blue Ridge   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Evansburg   [Map]   ---   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Meso West   [Map]   ---   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Onoway   [Map]   875   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Peavine   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pickardville   [Map]   ---   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Ross Haven   [Map]   198   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Sangudo   [Map]   364   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Seba Beach   [Map]   203   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Spring Lake   [Map]   501   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Sunset Point   [Map]   242   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Val Quentin   [Map]   181   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Wabamun   [Map]   601   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Wildwood   [Map]   ---   S   23 miles [37 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Campsie   [Map]   ---   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Cherhill   [Map]   ---   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Cosmo   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Darwell   [Map]   ---   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Gainford   [Map]   ---   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Glenevis   [Map]   ---   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Green Court   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Lake Isle   [Map]   ---   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Lone Pine   [Map]   ---   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Mackay   [Map]   ---   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Rangeton   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Rochfort Bridge   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Roselea   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
South View   [Map]   115   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Tiger Lily   [Map]   ---   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Mayerthorpe ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mayerthorpe ...

Looking for more information about Mayerthorpe? 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 Mayerthorpe, 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 Mayerthorpe.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Mayerthorpe ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   WSW   Less than 2 miles
Whitecourt Airport(YZU/CYZU)   [Map]   CYZU   WNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   ENE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Drayton Valley Airport   [Map]   CER3   S   47 miles [75.6 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 Mayerthorpe.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Mayerthorpe. 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   SE   77 miles [123.9 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSE   201 miles [323.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   WSW   Less than 2 miles
Whitecourt Airport(YZU/CYZU)   [Map]   CYZU   WNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   ENE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Drayton Valley Airport   [Map]   CER3   S   47 miles [75.6 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
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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Mayerthorpe:

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 Mayerthorpe 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 Mayerthorpe. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mayerthorpe) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Mayerthorpe. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mayerthorpe

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mayerthorpe. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.9528, Longitude: -115.1389     [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 Mayerthorpe), 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 Mayerthorpe.