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Introduction ...

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

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Around Rosalind ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Camrose. It is located about 22 miles [35 km] to the northwest of Rosalind. Camrose has a population of 17,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Wetaskiwin. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the west of Rosalind and has a population of 12,500 people.

For comparison, Rosalind has a population of 190 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 Rosalind and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Alix   [Map]   851   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Bashaw   [Map]   796   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Castor   [Map]   931   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Clive   [Map]   562   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Daysland   [Map]   818   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Forestburg   [Map]   895   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hardisty   [Map]   760   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Killam   [Map]   1,019   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Millet   [Map]   2,068   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Mirror   [Map]   ---   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Ponoka   [Map]   6,591   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Sedgewick   [Map]   891   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Stettler   [Map]   5,445   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Tofield   [Map]   1,876   N   41 miles [66 km]
Viking   [Map]   1,085   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Ankerton   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Bawlf   [Map]   367   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Donalda   [Map]   224   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Duhamel   [Map]   ---   W   23 miles [37 km]
Edberg   [Map]   155   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Ferintosh   [Map]   153   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Ferlow Junction   [Map]   ---   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Heisler   [Map]   153   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Kelsey   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Meeting Creek   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
New Norway   [Map]   323   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Ohaton   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Red Willow   [Map]   ---   S   23 miles [37 km]
Round Hill   [Map]   ---   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Strome   [Map]   252   E   15 miles [24.1 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rosalind ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names 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.

Bruce   -   31 miles [49.9 km] to the North of Rosalind   [Map]
Daysland   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Forestburg   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Galahad   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Kingman   -   30 miles [48.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Meeting Creek   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
New Norway   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Red Willow   -   23 miles [37 km] to the South   [Map]
Round Hill   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the North   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bawlf - Blackwells Airport   [Map]   CFR2   NNW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Forestburg Airport   [Map]   CEF6   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Camrose Airport   [Map]   CEQ3   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Bashaw Airport   [Map]   CFK2   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Killam - Sedgewick Airport   [Map]   CEK6   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Stettler Airport   [Map]   CEJ3   SSW   35 miles [56.3 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 Rosalind.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Rosalind. 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
Report  
DirectionDistance
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   NW   59 miles [95 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSW   133 miles [214 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   WSW   74 miles [119.1 km]
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   CYLL   ENE   104 miles [167.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bawlf - Blackwells Airport   [Map]   CFR2   NNW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Forestburg Airport   [Map]   CEF6   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Camrose Airport   [Map]   CEQ3   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Bashaw Airport   [Map]   CFK2   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Killam - Sedgewick Airport   [Map]   CEK6   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Stettler Airport   [Map]   CEJ3   SSW   35 miles [56.3 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
 
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
        Website for Calgary International 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
 
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
        Website for Red Deer Regional 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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Province of Alberta: www.alberta.ca/



Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Rosalind 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 that starts in Rosalind. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rosalind) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Rosalind. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rosalind

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rosalind. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.7881, Longitude: -112.4416     [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 Rosalind), 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 Rosalind.