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Introduction ...

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

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Around Roselea ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Stony Plain. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the southeast of Roselea. Stony Plain has a population of 15,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Whitecourt. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the west of Roselea 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 from Roselea and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Alberta Beach   [Map]   884   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Barrhead   [Map]   4,209   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Clyde   [Map]   470   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Evansburg   [Map]   ---   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Legal   [Map]   1,192   E   46 miles [74 km]
Mayerthorpe   [Map]   1,474   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Meso West   [Map]   ---   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Onoway   [Map]   875   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Peavine   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Sangudo   [Map]   364   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Spring Lake   [Map]   501   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Wabamun   [Map]   601   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Wildwood   [Map]   ---   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Birch Cove   [Map]   38   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Bloomsbury   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Camp Creek   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Campsie   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Cherhill   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Cosmo   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Fort Assiniboine   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Freedom   [Map]   ---   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Glenevis   [Map]   ---   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Green Court   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lunnford   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Manola   [Map]   ---   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Neerlandia   [Map]   ---   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Rochfort Bridge   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Tiger Lily   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Roselea ...

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.

Birch Cove   -   18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast of Roselea   [Map]
Cosmo   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Freedom   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Green Court   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the West   [Map]
Gunn   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Highridge   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Lone Pine   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Rich Valley   -   23 miles [37 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Tiger Lily   -   7 miles [11.3 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 Roselea.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   WSW   19 miles [30.6 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 Roselea.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Roselea. 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   SE   71 miles [114.3 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   S   207 miles [333.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   WSW   19 miles [30.6 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 Roselea. 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 Roselea 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 starting in Roselea. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Roselea) 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 Roselea. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Roselea

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Roselea. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.0793, Longitude: -114.7639     [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 Roselea), 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 Roselea.