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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Mearns ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 25 miles [40 km] to the southeast of Mearns. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 17 miles [27 km] to the southeast of Mearns and has a population of 57,700 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 and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Barrhead   [Map]   4,209   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Bon Accord   [Map]   1,534   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bruderhein   [Map]   1,215   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Calmar   [Map]   1,959   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lamont   [Map]   1,669   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Leduc   [Map]   16,967   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Redwater   [Map]   2,192   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   S   23 miles [37 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   N   19 miles [30.6 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Alcomdale   [Map]   ---   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Busby   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Calahoo   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Carbondale   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cardiff   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Erin Estates   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hewitt Estates   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Legal   [Map]   1,192   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Pickardville   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Riviere Qui Barre   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Sunrise Beach   [Map]   170   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Upper Manor Estates   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Villeneuve   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Vimy   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Volmer   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Mearns ...

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.

Bon Accord   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the East of Mearns   [Map]
Carbondale   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Clyde   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Highridge   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Legal   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Rolling Heights   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Rolling Meadows   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the South   [Map]
Sunrise Beach   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   SSE   23 miles [37 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   ESE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   WNW   30 miles [48.3 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 Mearns.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Mearns. 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   SSE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   S   190 miles [305.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   ESE   95 miles [152.9 km]
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   S   116 miles [186.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   SSE   23 miles [37 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   ESE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   WNW   30 miles [48.3 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
 
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [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 Mearns 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 starting in Mearns. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mearns) 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 Mearns. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mearns

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mearns. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.8667, Longitude: -113.8000     [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 Mearns), 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 Mearns.