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The location of Poplar Ridge









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) 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 large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Poplar Ridge and not the distance as if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Berwyn   [Map]   516   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Bluesky   [Map]   ---   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Brownvale   [Map]   ---   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Buffalo Lake   [Map]   ---   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Clairmont   [Map]   ---   S   46 miles [74 km]
Eaglesham   [Map]   ---   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Hines Creek   [Map]   430   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Hythe   [Map]   821   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
La Glace   [Map]   ---   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Rycroft   [Map]   638   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Sexsmith   [Map]   1,959   S   41 miles [66 km]
Spirit River   [Map]   1,148   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Whitelaw   [Map]   ---   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Woking   [Map]   ---   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Pouce Coupe (BC)   [Map]   739   W   47 miles [75.6 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirDistance
Bay Tree   [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Bear Canyon   [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Belloy   [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Blueberry Mountain   [Map]     W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Bonanza   [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Cleardale   [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Deer Hill   [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Dunvegan   [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Eureka River   [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Gordondale   [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
Peoria   [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Silver Valley   [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
Valhalla Centre   [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Wanham   [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Webster   [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]

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


Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Poplar Ridge ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Spirit River Airport (FAA ID: CFS5)   [Map]   SSE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fairview Airport (FAA ID: CEB5)   [Map]   ENE   23 miles [37 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 Poplar Ridge.

Please keep in mind that these airports where 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.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Dawson Creek Airport  (IATA: YDQ)   [Map]   WSW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Grande Prairie Airport  (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]   S   52 miles [83.7 km]
Peace River Airport (YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   ENE   62 miles [99.8 km]
Fort St. John Airport  (YXJ/CYXJ)   [Map]   WNW   70 miles [112.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Spirit River Airport (FAA ID: CFS5)   [Map]   SSE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fairview Airport (FAA ID: CEB5)   [Map]   ENE   23 miles [37 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       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Grande Prairie Airport   (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]
  Website for Grande Prairie Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Peace River Airport   (YPE/CYPE)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fort St. John Airport   (YXJ/CYXJ)   [Map]
  Website for Fort Saint John Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of 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: https://www.alberta.ca/

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 obstructions 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Poplar Ridge. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: 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>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 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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