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The location of Rangeton









Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Rangeton ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Spruce Grove. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the east of Rangeton. Spruce Grove has a population of 26,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Stony Plain. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the east of Rangeton and has a population of 15,100 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 as if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Alberta Beach   [Map]   884   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Barrhead   [Map]   4,209   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Breton   [Map]   550   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Drayton Valley   [Map]   6,893   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Evansburg   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mayerthorpe   [Map]   1,474   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Meso West   [Map]   ---   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Onoway   [Map]   875   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Peavine   [Map]   ---   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Sangudo   [Map]   364   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Spring Lake   [Map]   501   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Wabamun   [Map]   601   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Warburg   [Map]   621   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Whitecourt   [Map]   8,971   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Wildwood   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Betula Beach   [Map]   15   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Cherhill   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cosmo   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Darwell   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Entwistle   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gainford   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Glenevis   [Map]   ---   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Green Court   [Map]   ---   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Lake Isle   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mackay   [Map]   ---   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Rochfort Bridge   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Seba Beach   [Map]   203   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Silver Sands   [Map]   173   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
South View   [Map]   115   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
West Cove   [Map]   169   E   22 miles [35.4 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rangeton ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Mayerthorpe Airport (FAA ID: CEV5)   [Map]   NNW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Drayton Valley Airport (FAA ID: CER3)   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Barrhead Airport (FAA ID: CEP3)   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Whitecourt Airport (YZU/CYZU)   [Map]   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Edson Airport (YET/CYET)   [Map]   W   59 miles [95 km]
Westlock Airport (FAA ID: CES4)   [Map]   ENE   59 miles [95 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   ESE   67 miles [107.8 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 Rangeton.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Rangeton. 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
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   ESE   67 miles [107.8 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   SSE   186 miles [299.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Mayerthorpe Airport (FAA ID: CEV5)   [Map]   NNW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Drayton Valley Airport (FAA ID: CER3)   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Barrhead Airport (FAA ID: CEP3)   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Whitecourt Airport (YZU/CYZU)   [Map]   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Edson Airport (YET/CYET)   [Map]   W   59 miles [95 km]
Westlock Airport (FAA ID: CES4)   [Map]   ENE   59 miles [95 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
 
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
  Website for Calgary International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
  Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Whitecourt Airport   (YZU/CYZU)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edson Airport   (YET/CYET)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rangeton. 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 Rangeton 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- Rangeton) 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 Rangeton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rangeton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rangeton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.7421, Longitude: -115.0435     [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 Rangeton), 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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