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Introduction ...

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

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Around Meanook ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Westlock. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the southwest of Meanook. Westlock has a population of 4,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Athabasca. It lies just north of Meanook and has a population of 3,000 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 Meanook and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Boyle   [Map]   844   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Calling Lake   [Map]   ---   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Clyde   [Map]   470   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Colinton   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Island Lake   [Map]   351   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Kikino Metis Settlement   [Map]   ---   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Legal   [Map]   1,192   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Pickardville   [Map]   ---   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Plamondon   [Map]   ---   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Redwater   [Map]   2,192   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Smith   [Map]   ---   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Smoky Lake   [Map]   1,010   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Thorhild   [Map]   505   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Vimy   [Map]   ---   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Waskatenau   [Map]   278   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Amber Valley   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Donatville   [Map]   ---   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Ellscott   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Island Lake South   [Map]   105   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Larkspur   [Map]   56   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Mewatha Beach   [Map]   167   E   23 miles [37 km]
Newbrook   [Map]   ---   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Perryvale   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Rochester   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
South Baptiste   [Map]   69   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Sunset Beach   [Map]   88   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Tawatinaw   [Map]   ---   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
West Baptiste   [Map]   104   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Whispering Hills   [Map]   125   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
White Gull   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Meanook ...

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.

Amber Valley   -   18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast of Meanook   [Map]
Island Lake   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Larkspur   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Properity   -   23 miles [37 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Spruce Valley   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Sunset Beach   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Whispering Hills   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
White Gull   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Athabasca Airport(ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   CYWM   NNE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   SSW   34 miles [54.7 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 Meanook.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Meanook. 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   S   88 miles [141.6 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   S   241 miles [387.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Athabasca Airport(ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   CYWM   NNE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   SSW   34 miles [54.7 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
 
Athabasca Airport   (ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lac La Biche Airport   (YLB/CYLB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alberta

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Province of Alberta: www.alberta.ca/



Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Meanook. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.5833, Longitude: -113.3167     [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 Meanook), 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 Meanook.