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McLennan, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around McLennan ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Peace River. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the north of McLennan. Peace River has a population of 6,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is High Prairie. It is located about 24 miles [38 km] to the southeast of McLennan and has a population of 2,700 people.

For comparison, McLennan has a population of 820 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 McLennan and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2006
Berwyn   [Map]   516   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Brownvale   [Map]   ---   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Donnelly   [Map]   293   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Drift Pile River 150   [Map]   720   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Eaglesham   [Map]   ---   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Enilda   [Map]   ---   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Falher   [Map]   941   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Girouxville   [Map]   282   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Grimshaw   [Map]   2,537   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Grouard Mission   [Map]   ---   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Joussard   [Map]   ---   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Nampa   [Map]   360   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Saint Isidore   [Map]   ---   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Shaftesbury Settlement   [Map]   ---   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Valleyview   [Map]   1,725   S   46 miles [74 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Arcadia   [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Grouard   [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Guy   [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Jean Cote   [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
Kathleen   [Map]     SE   5 miles [8 km]
Marie Reine   [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
New Fish Creek   [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Reno   [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Sunset House   [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Tangent   [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Watino   [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Whitemud Creek   [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near McLennan ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for McLennan ...

Looking for more information about McLennan? 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 McLennan, 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 McLennan.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near McLennan ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Donnelly Airport   [Map]   CFM4   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
High Prairie Airport(ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]   CZHP   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Peace River Airport(YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   CYPE   NNW   42 miles [67.6 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 McLennan.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from McLennan. 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

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Peace River Airport(YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   CYPE   NNW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Grande Prairie Airport (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]   CYQU   WSW   85 miles [136.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Donnelly Airport   [Map]   CFM4   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
High Prairie Airport(ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]   CZHP   SE   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
Peace River Airport   (YPE/CYPE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Grande Prairie Airport   (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]
        Website for Grande Prairie Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
High Prairie Airport   (ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]
        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 McLennan 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 stretches from McLennan. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- McLennan) 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 McLennan. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from McLennan

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in McLennan. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.7000, Longitude: -116.9000     [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 McLennan), 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 McLennan.


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