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Poplar Ridge, Alberta

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The location of Poplar Ridge

Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Poplar Ridge.

This page contains five sections:

Around Poplar Ridge ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Dawson Creek (BC). It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the west of Poplar Ridge. Dawson Creek (BC) has a population of 11,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Fairview. It is located about 24 miles [38 km] to the northeast of Poplar Ridge and has a population of 3,200 people.

The following is a sample of neighboring communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting in Poplar Ridge.<2>

Belloy     [Map]
31 miles [49.9 km] miles to the east of Poplar Ridge.

Blueberry Mountain     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the west of Poplar Ridge.

Bluesky     [Map]
29 miles [46.7 km] miles to the east of Poplar Ridge.

Bonanza     [Map]
29 miles [46.7 km] miles to the west of Poplar Ridge.

Cleardale     [Map]
34 miles [54.7 km] miles to the northwest of Poplar Ridge.

Deer Hill     [Map]
34 miles [54.7 km] miles to the northeast of Poplar Ridge.

Dunvegan     [Map]
14 miles [22.5 km] miles to the east of Poplar Ridge.

Fairview     [Map]
24 miles [38.6 km] miles to the northeast of Poplar Ridge.

Gordondale     [Map]
23 miles [37 km] miles to the west of Poplar Ridge.

Hines Creek     [Map]
26 miles [41.8 km] miles to the northeast of Poplar Ridge.

Rycroft     [Map]
16 miles [25.7 km] miles to the southeast of Poplar Ridge.

Silver Valley     [Map]
23 miles [37 km] miles to the northwest of Poplar Ridge.

Spirit River     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the southeast of Poplar Ridge.

Wanham     [Map]
28 miles [45.1 km] miles to the southeast of Poplar Ridge.

Woking     [Map]
24 miles [38.6 km] miles to the south of Poplar Ridge.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Poplar Ridge ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Poplar Ridge. 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

Also of Interest:

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Poplar Ridge ...

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.<3> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Poplar Ridge.

Please keep in mind that these airports were chosen based on their air-distance from Poplar Ridge. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

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

Large Airports

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Dawson Creek Airport  (IATA: YDQ) <4>   [Map]
48 miles [77.2 km] miles to the West Southwest of Poplar Ridge.

Grande Prairie Airport  (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]
52 miles [83.7 km] miles to the South of Poplar Ridge.

Peace River Airport (YPE/CYPE)   [Map]
62 miles [99.8 km] miles to the East Northeast of Poplar Ridge.

Fort St. John Airport  (YXJ/CYXJ)   [Map]
70 miles [112.7 km] miles to the West Northwest of Poplar Ridge.

General Aviation Airports

Spirit River Airport (FAA ID: CFS5)   [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the South Southeast of Poplar Ridge.

Fairview Airport (FAA ID: CEB5)   [Map]
23 miles [37 km] miles to the East Northeast of Poplar Ridge.

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     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Grande Prairie Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Website for Grande Prairie Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Peace River Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Fort St. John Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Website for Fort Saint John Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Poplar Ridge. 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 Poplar Ridge 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Poplar Ridge) 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 Poplar Ridge. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Poplar Ridge

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Poplar Ridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.9333, Longitude: -118.9833     [Map].

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<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Poplar Ridge), 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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<4>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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