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Rochfort Bridge, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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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 drove it.<2>

Community   2006
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   34 miles [54.7 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Wildwood   [Map]   ---   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
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 ...

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.

Birch Cove   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the East of Rochfort Bridge   [Map]
Chip Lake   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Cosmo   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Green Court   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Gunn   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Lone Pine   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Rich Valley   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Silver Sands   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Tiger Lily   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Wildwood   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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 to see and places to visit:

For the Province of Alberta

    Alberta Tourism

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>  NFDC<4>
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   WNW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   ENE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Whitecourt Airport(YZU/CYZU)   [Map]   CYZU   WNW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Drayton Valley Airport   [Map]   CER3   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 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 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)  NFDC
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   SE   72 miles [115.9 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSE   197 miles [317 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   WNW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   ENE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Whitecourt Airport(YZU/CYZU)   [Map]   CYZU   WNW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Drayton Valley Airport   [Map]   CER3   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       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
        Website for Calgary International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Whitecourt Airport   (YZU/CYZU)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       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.

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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 from Rochfort Bridge. 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, 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 that we are using 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>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 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Rochfort Bridge.