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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Rochfort Bridge.

This page contains five sections:

Around Rochfort Bridge ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Stony Plain. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the southeast of Rochfort Bridge. Stony Plain has a population of 15,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Whitecourt. It is located about 30 miles [48 km] to the northwest of Rochfort Bridge and has a population of 9,600 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 Rochfort Bridge and not the distance if you are driving.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Alberta Beach   [Map]   884   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Barrhead   [Map]   4,209   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Blue Ridge   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Drayton Valley   [Map]   6,893   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Evansburg   [Map]   ---   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Mayerthorpe   [Map]   1,474   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Meso West   [Map]   ---   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Onoway   [Map]   875   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Peavine   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Sangudo   [Map]   364   E   5 miles [8 km]
Spring Lake   [Map]   501   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Sunset Point   [Map]   242   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Wabamun   [Map]   601   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Wildwood   [Map]   ---   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Campsie   [Map]   ---   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Cherhill   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cosmo   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Darwell   [Map]   ---   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Gainford   [Map]   ---   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Glenevis   [Map]   ---   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Green Court   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lake Isle   [Map]   ---   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Lone Pine   [Map]   ---   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Rangeton   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Roselea   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Silver Sands   [Map]   173   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
South View   [Map]   115   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Tiger Lily   [Map]   ---   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
West Cove   [Map]   169   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rochfort Bridge ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Mayerthorpe Airport (FAA ID: CEV5)   [Map]   WNW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Barrhead Airport (FAA ID: CEP3)   [Map]   ENE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Whitecourt Airport (YZU/CYZU)   [Map]   WNW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Drayton Valley Airport (FAA ID: CER3)   [Map]   S   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 Rochfort Bridge.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Rochfort Bridge. 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]   SE   72 miles [115.9 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   SSE   197 miles [317 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Mayerthorpe Airport (FAA ID: CEV5)   [Map]   WNW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Barrhead Airport (FAA ID: CEP3)   [Map]   ENE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Whitecourt Airport (YZU/CYZU)   [Map]   WNW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Drayton Valley Airport (FAA ID: CER3)   [Map]   S   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.

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
 
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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rochfort Bridge. 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 Rochfort Bridge 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rochfort Bridge) 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 Rochfort Bridge. 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 Rochfort Bridge

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rochfort Bridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.9140, Longitude: -115.0360     [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 Rochfort Bridge), 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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