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Morinville, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Morinville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 18 miles [28 km] to the south of Morinville. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 11 miles [17 km] to the south of Morinville and has a population of 57,700 people.

For comparison, Morinville has a population of 8,600 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 Morinville and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2006
Barrhead   [Map]   4,209   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Bon Accord   [Map]   1,534   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Calmar   [Map]   1,959   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   E   18 miles [29 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lamont   [Map]   1,669   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Leduc   [Map]   16,967   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Millet   [Map]   2,068   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Redwater   [Map]   2,192   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Tofield   [Map]   1,876   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   N   25 miles [40.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Alcomdale   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Alexander   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Caernarvon   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Carbondale   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Cardiff   [Map]   ---   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Hewitt Estates   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lancaster Park   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Legal   [Map]   1,192   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lower Manor Estates   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Mearns   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Namao   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Riviere Qui Barre   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Upper Manor Estates   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Villeneuve   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Volmer   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Morinville ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Morinville ...

Looking for more information about Morinville? 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 Morinville, 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 Morinville.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Morinville ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   SSE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   ESE   23 miles [37 km]
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   N   23 miles [37 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   SE   33 miles [53.1 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 Morinville.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Morinville. 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   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   S   186 miles [299.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   ESE   87 miles [140 km]
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   S   112 miles [180.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   SSE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   ESE   23 miles [37 km]
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   N   23 miles [37 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   SE   33 miles [53.1 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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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Morinville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.8000, Longitude: -113.6500     [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 Morinville), 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 Morinville.