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Raley, Alberta

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The location of Raley

Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Raley ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Lethbridge. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the northeast of Raley. Lethbridge has a population of 83,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Coaldale. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the northeast of Raley and has a population of 7,500 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 as if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Barons   [Map]   276   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Cardston   [Map]   3,452   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Coalhurst   [Map]   1,523   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Fort MacLeod   [Map]   3,072   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Glenwood   [Map]   280   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Granum   [Map]   415   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Magrath   [Map]   2,081   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Milk River   [Map]   816   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Nobleford   [Map]   689   N   41 miles [66 km]
Picture Butte   [Map]   1,592   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Pincher Creek   [Map]   3,625   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Raymond   [Map]   3,225   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Shaughnessy   [Map]   ---   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Stirling   [Map]   921   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Warner   [Map]   307   E   43 miles [69.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Aetna   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Beazer   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Carway   [Map]   ---   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Del Bonita   [Map]   ---   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Hill Spring   [Map]   192   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Kimball   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Leavitt   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Mountain View   [Map]   ---   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Spring Coulee   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Springridge   [Map]   ---   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Stand Off   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Sunset Acres   [Map]   ---   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Twin Butte   [Map]   ---   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Welling   [Map]   ---   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Woolford   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Raley ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Cardston Airport (FAA ID: CEA6)   [Map]   SSW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Del Bonita / Whetstone Intl. (FAA ID: CEQ4)   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Lethbridge Co. Airport (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Fort Macleod Airport (FAA ID: CEY3)   [Map]   NNW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Pincher Creek Airport (WPC/CZPC)   [Map]   WNW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Warner Airport (FAA ID: CEP6)   [Map]   E   44 miles [70.8 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 Raley.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Raley. 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   131 miles [210.8 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   N   278 miles [447.4 km]
Kelowna Intl.  (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   WNW   280 miles [450.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Lethbridge Co. Airport (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Canadian Rockies Intl.  (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]   WNW   118 miles [189.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Cardston Airport (FAA ID: CEA6)   [Map]   SSW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Del Bonita / Whetstone Intl. (FAA ID: CEQ4)   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Fort Macleod Airport (FAA ID: CEY3)   [Map]   NNW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Pincher Creek Airport (WPC/CZPC)   [Map]   WNW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Warner Airport (FAA ID: CEP6)   [Map]   E   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
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
Canadian Rockies Intl.   (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]
  Website for Cranbrook / Canadian Rockies International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Pincher Creek Airport   (WPC/CZPC)   [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 Raley. 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 Raley 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- Raley) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Raley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.2833, Longitude: -113.1833     [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 Raley), 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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