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Rosedale, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Rosedale ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Strathmore. It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the southwest of Rosedale. Strathmore has a population of 12,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Drumheller. It lies just northwest of Rosedale and has a population of 8,000 people.

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

Community   2006
Acme   [Map]   656   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Bassano   [Map]   1,345   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Beiseker   [Map]   804   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Big Valley   [Map]   351   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Carbon   [Map]   570   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Elnora   [Map]   275   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Gleichen   [Map]   ---   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Hanna   [Map]   2,847   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Irricana   [Map]   1,243   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Linden   [Map]   660   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Morrin   [Map]   253   N   18 miles [29 km]
Rockyford   [Map]   349   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Standard   [Map]   380   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Three Hills   [Map]   3,160   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Trochu   [Map]   1,005   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Chancellor   [Map]   ---   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Craigmyle   [Map]   ---   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Delia   [Map]   207   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Dorothy   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
East Coulee   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hesketh   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hussar   [Map]   187   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Michichi   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Munson   [Map]   217   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Nacmine   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Rosebud   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Rosedale Station   [Map]   ---   E   Less than 2 miles
Rowley   [Map]   ---   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Watts   [Map]   ---   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Wayne   [Map]   ---   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rosedale ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rosedale ...

Looking for more information about Rosedale? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Rosedale, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Rosedale.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alberta Statewide Tourism
    Rosedale Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Rosedale

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Rosedale ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Drumheller Muni.   [Map]   CEG4   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ostergard's Airport   [Map]   CDO2   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Rockyford Airport   [Map]   CFC6   WSW   23 miles [37 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 Rosedale.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Rosedale. 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   WSW   63 miles [101.4 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   NNW   136 miles [218.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   NW   75 miles [120.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Drumheller Muni.   [Map]   CEG4   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ostergard's Airport   [Map]   CDO2   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Rockyford Airport   [Map]   CFC6   WSW   23 miles [37 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
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
        Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
        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 Rosedale. 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 Rosedale 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 Rosedale. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rosedale) 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 Rosedale. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rosedale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rosedale. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.4181, Longitude: -112.6311     [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 Rosedale), 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 Rosedale.