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Nobleford, Alberta

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The location of Nobleford

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 and not the distance if you are going to drive.<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]

The following is a sample of neighboring 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 ...

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

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 Page for Nobleford.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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, attractions and places to visit:

For the Province of Alberta

    Alberta Tourism
    Parks for Alberta

    Fishing in Alberta
    Hunting in Alberta

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alberta Statewide Tourism
    Nobleford Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page 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>   DirDistance
Lethbridge Co. Airport (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   SSE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Fort Macleod Airport (FAA ID: CEY3)   [Map]   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Claresholm Industrial Airport (FAA ID: CEJ4)   [Map]   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Vulcan Airport (FAA ID: CFX6)   [Map]   NNW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Taber Airport (FAA ID: CED5)   [Map]   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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity 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)   DirDistance
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   NNW   95 miles [152.9 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   N   237 miles [381.4 km]
Kelowna Intl.  (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   W   281 miles [452.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

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

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Fort Macleod Airport (FAA ID: CEY3)   [Map]   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Claresholm Industrial Airport (FAA ID: CEJ4)   [Map]   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Vulcan Airport (FAA ID: CFX6)   [Map]   NNW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Taber Airport (FAA ID: CED5)   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Vauxhall Airport (FAA ID: CEN6)   [Map]   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       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
  Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Pincher Creek Airport   (WPC/CZPC)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
  Website for Kelowna International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Medicine Hat Airport   (YXH/CYXH)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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.

The official website for Province of Alberta:

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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Nobleford) 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 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 we use 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>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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