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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to New Fish Creek.

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Around New Fish Creek ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is High Prairie. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the east of New Fish Creek. High Prairie has a population of 2,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Valleyview. It is located about 16 miles [25 km] to the south of New Fish Creek and has a population of 1,800 people.

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

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Bezanson   [Map]   ---   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Debolt   [Map]   ---   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Donnelly   [Map]   293   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Eaglesham   [Map]   ---   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Enilda   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Falher   [Map]   941   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Girouxville   [Map]   282   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Grouard Mission   [Map]   ---   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
McLennan   [Map]   824   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Nampa   [Map]   360   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Reno   [Map]   ---   N   48 miles [77.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Calais   [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
Crooked Creek   [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Grouard   [Map]     E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Guy   [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
Kathleen   [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Sunset House   [Map]     SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Tangent   [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Watino   [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Whitemud Creek   [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near New Fish Creek ...

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.

Crooked Creek   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the West of New Fish Creek   [Map]
Guy   -   18 miles [29 km] to the North   [Map]
Heart River   -   35 miles [56.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Kathleen   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Sturgeon Heights   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Sunset House   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Tangent   -   38 miles [61.2 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 New Fish Creek.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around New Fish Creek. 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 New Fish Creek ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to New Fish Creek.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Valleyview Airport   [Map]   CEL5   S   18 miles [29 km]
Donnelly Airport   [Map]   CFM4   NNE   28 miles [45.1 km]
High Prairie Airport(ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]   CZHP   ENE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Debolt Airport   [Map]   CFG4   W   31 miles [49.9 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 New Fish Creek.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from New Fish Creek. 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

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Peace River Airport(YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   CYPE   N   64 miles [103 km]
Grande Prairie Airport (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]   CYQU   W   64 miles [103 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Valleyview Airport   [Map]   CEL5   S   18 miles [29 km]
Donnelly Airport   [Map]   CFM4   NNE   28 miles [45.1 km]
High Prairie Airport(ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]   CZHP   ENE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Debolt Airport   [Map]   CFG4   W   31 miles [49.9 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 New Fish Creek. 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 New Fish Creek 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 begins in New Fish Creek. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- New Fish Creek) 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 New Fish Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from New Fish Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Fish Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.3000, Longitude: -117.2500     [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 New Fish Creek), 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 New Fish Creek.