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Nampa, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Nampa ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Peace River. It is located about 16 miles [25 km] to the northwest of Nampa. Peace River has a population of 6,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Fairview. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the west of Nampa and has a population of 3,200 people.

For comparison, Nampa has a population of 360 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 you are driving it.<2>

Community   2006
Berwyn   [Map]   516   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Bluesky   [Map]   ---   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Brownvale   [Map]   ---   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Dixonville   [Map]   ---   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Donnelly   [Map]   293   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Eaglesham   [Map]   ---   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Enilda   [Map]   ---   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Falher   [Map]   941   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Girouxville   [Map]   282   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Grimshaw   [Map]   2,537   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Grouard Mission   [Map]   ---   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
High Prairie   [Map]   2,785   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
McLennan   [Map]   824   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Saint Isidore   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Whitelaw   [Map]   ---   W   37 miles [59.5 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Cadotte Lake   [Map]     NE   41 miles [66 km]
Guy   [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Jean Cote   [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Kathleen   [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Little Buffalo   [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Marie Reine   [Map]     W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Reno   [Map]     SE   5 miles [8 km]
Shaftesbury Settlement   [Map]     NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Tangent   [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Watino   [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Whitemud Creek   [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Nampa ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some 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.

Chinook Valley   -   33 miles [53.1 km] to the Northwest of Nampa   [Map]
Guy   -   33 miles [53.1 km] to the South   [Map]
Judah   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Kathleen   -   30 miles [48.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Little Buffalo   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Peace River   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Springburn   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Tangent   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Three Creeks   -   23 miles [37 km] to the North   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Peace River Airport(YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   CYPE   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Donnelly Airport   [Map]   CFM4   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Cadotte Airport   [Map]   CEJ5   NE   41 miles [66 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 Nampa.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Nampa. 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   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Grande Prairie Airport (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]   CYQU   SW   90 miles [144.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Donnelly Airport   [Map]   CFM4   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Cadotte Airport   [Map]   CEJ5   NE   41 miles [66 km]
High Prairie Airport(ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]   CZHP   SSE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Fairview Airport   [Map]   CEB5   W   50 miles [80.5 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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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Nampa. 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 Nampa 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' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Nampa. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Nampa) 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 Nampa. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Nampa

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nampa. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 56.0333, Longitude: -117.1167     [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 Nampa), 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 Nampa.