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Mewatha Beach, Alberta

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The location of Mewatha Beach

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Mewatha Beach.

This page contains five sections:

Around Mewatha Beach ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Athabasca. It is located about 23 miles [37 km] to the west of Mewatha Beach. Athabasca has a population of 3,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Lac la Biche. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the east of Mewatha Beach and has a population of 2,500 people.

For comparison, Mewatha Beach has a population of 170 people.

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

Community   2006
Beaver Lake   [Map]   ---   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Bondiss   [Map]   131   SE   Less than 2 miles
Boyle   [Map]   844   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Calling Lake   [Map]   ---   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Centre Calling Lake   [Map]   ---   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Clyde   [Map]   470   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Colinton   [Map]   ---   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Island Lake   [Map]   351   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Kikino Metis Settlement   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Plamondon   [Map]   ---   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Redwater   [Map]   2,192   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Smoky Lake   [Map]   1,010   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Thorhild   [Map]   505   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Vilna   [Map]   274   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Waskatenau   [Map]   278   S   35 miles [56.3 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Abee   [Map]   ---   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Amber Valley   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Atmore   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Caslan   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Donatville   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Ellscott   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Grassland   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hylo   [Map]   ---   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Kikino   [Map]   ---   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Meanook   [Map]   ---   W   23 miles [37 km]
Newbrook   [Map]   ---   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Perryvale   [Map]   ---   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Rochester   [Map]   ---   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Sunset Beach   [Map]   88   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Venice   [Map]   ---   E   24 miles [38.6 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Mewatha Beach ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Mewatha Beach. 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, attractions and places to visit:

For the Province of Alberta

    Alberta Tourism
    Parks for Alberta

    Fishing in Alberta
    Hunting in Alberta

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Mewatha Beach ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Boyle Airport (FAA ID: CFM7)   [Map]   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Athabasca Airport (ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   WNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Lac La Biche Airport (YLB/CYLB)   [Map]   ENE   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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Mewatha Beach.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Mewatha Beach. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   SSW   95 miles [152.9 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   SSW   247 miles [397.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Cold Lake Rgnl.  (FAA ID: CEN5)   [Map]   E   99 miles [159.3 km]
Viking Airport (FAA ID: CEE8)   [Map]   SSE   110 miles [177 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Boyle Airport (FAA ID: CFM7)   [Map]   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Athabasca Airport (ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   WNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Lac La Biche Airport (YLB/CYLB)   [Map]   ENE   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       FlightAware       FlightStats
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
  Website for Calgary International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Athabasca Airport   (ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lac La Biche Airport   (YLB/CYLB)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Mewatha Beach 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. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mewatha Beach) 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 Mewatha Beach. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mewatha Beach

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mewatha Beach. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.6083, Longitude: -112.7375     [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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Mewatha Beach), 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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