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Niton Junction, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Niton Junction.

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Around Niton Junction ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Whitecourt. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the north of Niton Junction. Whitecourt has a population of 9,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Edson. It is located about 26 miles [41 km] to the west of Niton Junction and has a population of 8,500 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 it.<2>

Community   2006
Blue Ridge   [Map]   ---   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Drayton Valley   [Map]   6,893   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Evansburg   [Map]   ---   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Gainford   [Map]   ---   E   41 miles [66 km]
Lodgepole   [Map]   ---   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Marlboro   [Map]   ---   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Mayerthorpe   [Map]   1,474   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Peavine   [Map]   ---   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Peers   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Sangudo   [Map]   364   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Seba Beach   [Map]   203   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Silver Sands   [Map]   173   E   46 miles [74 km]
South View   [Map]   115   E   46 miles [74 km]
Tomahawk   [Map]   ---   E   46 miles [74 km]
Wildwood   [Map]   ---   E   22 miles [35.4 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Betula Beach   [Map]   15   E   46 miles [74 km]
Carrot Creek   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Cynthia   [Map]   ---   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Entwistle   [Map]   ---   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Green Court   [Map]   ---   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Mackay   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Nojack   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Pinedale   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Rangeton   [Map]   ---   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Rochfort Bridge   [Map]   ---   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Round Valley   [Map]   ---   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Niton Junction ...

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.

Bickerdike   -   35 miles [56.3 km] to the West of Niton Junction   [Map]
Carrot Creek   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Chip Lake   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Cynthia   -   30 miles [48.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Green Court   -   33 miles [53.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Nojack   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Peers   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Wildwood   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the East   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Edson Airport(YET/CYET)   [Map]   CYET   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Whitecourt Airport(YZU/CYZU)   [Map]   CYZU   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Drayton Valley Airport   [Map]   CER3   SE   43 miles [69.2 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 Niton Junction.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Niton Junction. 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   ESE   94 miles [151.3 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSE   190 miles [305.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Edson Airport(YET/CYET)   [Map]   CYET   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Whitecourt Airport(YZU/CYZU)   [Map]   CYZU   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Drayton Valley Airport   [Map]   CER3   SE   43 miles [69.2 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
Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
        Website for Kelowna International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edson Airport   (YET/CYET)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Whitecourt Airport   (YZU/CYZU)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       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 Niton Junction. 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 Niton Junction 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 that begins in Niton Junction. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Niton Junction) 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 Niton Junction. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Niton Junction

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Niton Junction. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.6558, Longitude: -115.7969     [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 Niton Junction), 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 Niton Junction.