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Rolling Hills, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Rolling Hills.

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Around Rolling Hills ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Medicine Hat. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the east of Rolling Hills. Medicine Hat has a population of 60,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Brooks. It is located about 24 miles [38 km] to the north of Rolling Hills and has a population of 13,800 people.

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

Community   2006
Barnwell   [Map]   613   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Bassano   [Map]   1,345   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Bow Island   [Map]   1,790   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Burdett   [Map]   ---   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Coaldale   [Map]   6,177   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Duchess   [Map]   978   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Grassy Lake   [Map]   ---   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Picture Butte   [Map]   1,592   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Ralston   [Map]   ---   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Redcliff   [Map]   5,096   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Rosemary   [Map]   388   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Suffield   [Map]   ---   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Taber   [Map]   7,677   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Tilley   [Map]   381   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Vauxhall   [Map]   1,069   SW   18 miles [29 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Bow City   [Map]   ---   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Enchant   [Map]   ---   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Grantham   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hays   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Iddesleigh   [Map]   ---   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Juno   [Map]   ---   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Lomond   [Map]   175   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Millicent   [Map]   ---   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Patricia   [Map]   ---   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Purple Springs   [Map]   ---   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Rainier   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Retlaw   [Map]   ---   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Scandia   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Travers   [Map]   ---   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Turin   [Map]   ---   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rolling Hills ...

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.

Bow City   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northwest of Rolling Hills   [Map]
Bow Island   -   30 miles [48.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Enchant   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the West   [Map]
Goat   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Grassy Lake   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Hays   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Juno   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Purple Springs   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the South   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Vauxhall Airport   [Map]   CEN6   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Brooks Rgnl.(ICAO: CYBP)   [Map]   CYBP   NNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Bow Island Airport   [Map]   CEF3   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Taber Airport   [Map]   CED5   SW   33 miles [53.1 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 Rolling Hills.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Rolling Hills. 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
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   WNW   115 miles [185.1 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   NNW   226 miles [363.7 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   ENE   257 miles [413.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Medicine Hat Airport(YXH/CYXH)   [Map]   CYXH   ESE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Lethbridge Co. Airport(YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   CYQL   SW   61 miles [98.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Vauxhall Airport   [Map]   CEN6   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Brooks Rgnl.(ICAO: CYBP)   [Map]   CYBP   NNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Bow Island Airport   [Map]   CEF3   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Taber Airport   [Map]   CED5   SW   33 miles [53.1 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       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
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
Medicine Hat Airport   (YXH/CYXH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Brooks Rgnl.   (ICAO: CYBP)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rolling Hills. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Alberta:

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Rolling Hills 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' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Rolling Hills. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rolling Hills) 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 Rolling Hills. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rolling Hills

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rolling Hills. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.2258, Longitude: -111.7733     [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 Rolling Hills), 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 Rolling Hills.