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Rivercourse, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Rivercourse ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Lloydminster. It is located about 17 miles [27 km] to the north of Rivercourse. Lloydminster has a population of 18,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Lloydminster (SK). It is located about 18 miles [28 km] to the north of Rivercourse and has a population of 9,800 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Rivercourse and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Chauvin   [Map]   308   S   23 miles [37 km]
Edgerton   [Map]   373   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Irma   [Map]   444   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Kitscoty   [Map]   709   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Marwayne   [Map]   516   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Provost   [Map]   2,072   S   46 miles [74 km]
Vermilion   [Map]   4,036   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Wainwright   [Map]   5,426   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Cut Knife (SK)   [Map]   532   E   46 miles [74 km]
Lashburn (SK)   [Map]   914   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Macklin (SK)   [Map]   1,290   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Maidstone (SK)   [Map]   1,037   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Marshall (SK)   [Map]   608   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Neilburg (SK)   [Map]   394   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Paradise Hill (SK)   [Map]   483   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Alcurve   [Map]   ---   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Blackfoot   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Borradaile   [Map]   ---   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Greenshields   [Map]   ---   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Heath   [Map]   ---   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Islay   [Map]   ---   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
McLaughlin   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Paradise Valley   [Map]   183   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Ribstone   [Map]   ---   S   23 miles [37 km]
Streamstown   [Map]   ---   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Freemont (SK)   [Map]   ---   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Lone Rock (SK)   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Marsden (SK)   [Map]   234   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Unwin (SK)   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Waseca (SK)   [Map]   144   E   24 miles [38.6 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rivercourse ...

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.

Blackfoot   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the North of Rivercourse   [Map]
Greenshields   -   33 miles [53.1 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Greenstreet (SK)   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Lashburn (SK)   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Lone Rock (SK)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Maidstone (SK)   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Marshall (SK)   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Paradise Valley   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Yonker (SK)   -   30 miles [48.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   CYLL   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Neilburg Airport   [Map]   CJV2   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Maidstone Airport   [Map]   CJH3   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Wainwright Airport(YWV/CYWV)   [Map]   CYWV   WSW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Vermilion Airport(YVG/CYVG)   [Map]   CYVG   NW   39 miles [62.8 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 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 Rivercourse.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Rivercourse. 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   W   147 miles [236.6 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   ESE   152 miles [244.6 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SW   213 miles [342.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   CYLL   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   W   75 miles [120.7 km]
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]   CEN5   N   101 miles [162.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Neilburg Airport   [Map]   CJV2   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Maidstone Airport   [Map]   CJH3   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Wainwright Airport(YWV/CYWV)   [Map]   CYWV   WSW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Vermilion Airport(YVG/CYVG)   [Map]   CYVG   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Macklin Airport   [Map]   CJJ8   S   46 miles [74 km]
Provost Airport   [Map]   CEH6   SSW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Cut Knife Airport   [Map]   CKU4   ESE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Unity Airport   [Map]   CKE8   SE   53 miles [85.3 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
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
        Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Vermilion Airport   (YVG/CYVG)   [Map]
        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
Regina Intl.   (YQR/CYQR)   [Map]
        Website for Regina International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lloydminster Airport   (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]
        Website for Lloydminster Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Wainwright Airport   (YWV/CYWV)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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 Rivercourse 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 that stretches from Rivercourse. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rivercourse) 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 Rivercourse. 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 Rivercourse

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rivercourse. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.0164, Longitude: -110.0534     [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 Rivercourse), 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 Rivercourse.