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Rosemary, Alberta

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The location of Rosemary

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Rosemary ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Brooks. It is located about 15 miles [24 km] to the southeast of Rosemary. Brooks has a population of 13,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Bassano. It is located about 16 miles [25 km] to the west of Rosemary and has a population of 1,300 people.

For comparison, Rosemary has a population of 390 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 Rosemary and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Arrowwood   [Map]   221   W   46 miles [74 km]
Chancellor   [Map]   ---   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Cluny   [Map]   ---   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Duchess   [Map]   978   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
East Coulee   [Map]   ---   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Gleichen   [Map]   ---   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Hussar   [Map]   187   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Lomond   [Map]   175   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Milo   [Map]   100   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Patricia   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Rolling Hills   [Map]   ---   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Scandia   [Map]   ---   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Standard   [Map]   380   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Tilley   [Map]   381   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Vauxhall   [Map]   1,069   S   47 miles [75.6 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Bow City   [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
Cessford   [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Dorothy   [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Finnegan   [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Gem   [Map]     N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Iddesleigh   [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Jenner   [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Millicent   [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Pollockville   [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Queenstown   [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Rainier   [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Shouldice   [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Steveville   [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Travers   [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Wardlow   [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rosemary ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Brooks Rgnl.(ICAO: CYBP)   [Map]   CYBP   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bassano Airport   [Map]   CEN2   W   16 miles [25.7 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 Rosemary.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Rosemary. 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   87 miles [140 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   NNW   187 miles [300.9 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   ENE   251 miles [403.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Medicine Hat Airport(YXH/CYXH)   [Map]   CYXH   SE   78 miles [125.5 km]
Lethbridge Co. Airport(YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   CYQL   SSW   83 miles [133.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Brooks Rgnl.(ICAO: CYBP)   [Map]   CYBP   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bassano Airport   [Map]   CEN2   W   16 miles [25.7 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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rosemary. 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 Rosemary 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 stretches from Rosemary. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rosemary) 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 Rosemary. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rosemary

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rosemary. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.7564, Longitude: -112.0879     [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 Rosemary), 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 Rosemary.


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