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Ormsby Place, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Ormsby Place.

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Around Ormsby Place ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It lies just northeast of Ormsby Place. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It lies just north of Ormsby Place and has a population of 57,700 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 are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2006
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Calmar   [Map]   1,959   S   18 miles [29 km]
Camrose   [Map]   15,605   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Leduc   [Map]   16,967   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Millet   [Map]   2,068   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Redwater   [Map]   2,192   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Tofield   [Map]   1,876   E   41 miles [66 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Wetaskiwin   [Map]   11,689   S   38 miles [61.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Acheson   [Map]     NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Aspen Gardens   [Map]     E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Athlone   [Map]     NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Avonmore   [Map]     E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Brander Gardens   [Map]     E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Lynnwood   [Map]     NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Mayfield   [Map]     NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Osborne Acres   [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ramsay Heights   [Map]     E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Rossdale   [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Sherbrooke   [Map]     NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Steinhauer   [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Sunset View Acres   [Map]     SW   5 miles [8 km]
Westbrook Estate   [Map]     SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Woodland Park   [Map]     SW   7 miles [11.3 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Ormsby Place ...

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.

Beverly   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast of Ormsby Place   [Map]
Carbondale   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Gold Bar   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Hercules   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Rolling Heights   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Rolling Meadows   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Spruce Grove   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Stony Plain   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Woodland Park   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   ESE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   NE   27 miles [43.5 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 Ormsby Place.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Ormsby Place. 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   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   S   165 miles [265.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   ESE   78 miles [125.5 km]
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   S   91 miles [146.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   ESE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   NE   27 miles [43.5 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
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
        Website for Calgary International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
        Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Ormsby Place 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 starting from Ormsby Place. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ormsby Place) 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 Ormsby Place. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ormsby Place

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ormsby Place. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.4996, Longitude: -113.6443     [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 Ormsby Place), 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 Ormsby Place.