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Nobleford, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Nobleford ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Lethbridge. It is located about 15 miles [24 km] to the southeast of Nobleford. Lethbridge has a population of 83,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Taber. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the east of Nobleford and has a population of 8,200 people.

For comparison, Nobleford has a population of 1,000 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 from Nobleford and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Barnwell   [Map]   613   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Cardston   [Map]   3,452   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Claresholm   [Map]   3,700   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Coaldale   [Map]   6,177   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Coalhurst   [Map]   1,523   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fort MacLeod   [Map]   3,072   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Magrath   [Map]   2,081   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Nanton   [Map]   2,055   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Picture Butte   [Map]   1,592   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Pincher Creek   [Map]   3,625   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Raymond   [Map]   3,225   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Stavely   [Map]   435   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Stirling   [Map]   921   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Vauxhall   [Map]   1,069   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Vulcan   [Map]   1,940   N   37 miles [59.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Barons   [Map]   276   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Carmangay   [Map]   336   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Champion   [Map]   364   N   23 miles [37 km]
Chin   [Map]   ---   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Cranford   [Map]   ---   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Diamond City   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Eastview Acres   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Granum   [Map]   415   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Iron Springs   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Monarch   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Shaughnessy   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Sunset Acres   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Turin   [Map]   ---   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Welling   [Map]   ---   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Woodhouse   [Map]   ---   W   21 miles [33.8 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Nobleford ...

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.

Champion   -   23 miles [37 km] to the North of Nobleford   [Map]
Chin   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Coaldale   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Diamond City   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Iron Springs   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Monarch   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Picture Butte   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Woodhouse   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the West   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nobleford ...

Looking for more information about Nobleford? 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 Nobleford, 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 Nobleford.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Nobleford ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Lethbridge Co. Airport(YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   CYQL   SSE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Fort Macleod Airport   [Map]   CEY3   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Claresholm Industrial Airport   [Map]   CEJ4   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Vulcan Airport   [Map]   CFX6   NNW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Taber Airport   [Map]   CED5   E   38 miles [61.2 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 Nobleford.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Nobleford. 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
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   NNW   95 miles [152.9 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   N   237 miles [381.4 km]
Kelowna Intl. (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   CYLW   W   281 miles [452.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Lethbridge Co. Airport(YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   CYQL   SSE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Medicine Hat Airport(YXH/CYXH)   [Map]   CYXH   E   103 miles [165.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Fort Macleod Airport   [Map]   CEY3   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Claresholm Industrial Airport   [Map]   CEJ4   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Vulcan Airport   [Map]   CFX6   NNW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Taber Airport   [Map]   CED5   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Vauxhall Airport   [Map]   CEN6   ENE   44 miles [70.8 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.

Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
        Website for Calgary International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
        Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Pincher Creek Airport   (WPC/CZPC)   [Map]
        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
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Medicine Hat Airport   (YXH/CYXH)   [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 Nobleford. 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 Nobleford 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 from Nobleford. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Nobleford) 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 Nobleford. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Nobleford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nobleford. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.8833, Longitude: -113.0500     [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 Nobleford), 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 Nobleford.