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Rossington, Alberta

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The location of Rossington

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Rossington ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the southeast of Rossington. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the southeast of Rossington and has a population of 57,700 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Rossington and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2006
Alberta Beach   [Map]   884   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Athabasca   [Map]   2,580   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Barrhead   [Map]   4,209   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bon Accord   [Map]   1,534   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Legal   [Map]   1,192   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Mayerthorpe   [Map]   1,474   W   46 miles [74 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Onoway   [Map]   875   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Redwater   [Map]   2,192   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Upper Manor Estates   [Map]   ---   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   E   8 miles [12.9 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Alcomdale   [Map]   ---   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Birch Cove   [Map]   38   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bloomsbury   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Busby   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Clyde   [Map]   470   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Dapp   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Freedom   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Linaria   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lunnford   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Manola   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Neerlandia   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Nestow   [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Pibroch   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Pickardville   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Vimy   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rossington ...

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.

Birch Cove   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest of Rossington   [Map]
Clyde   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Fawcett   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Freedom   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Highridge   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Larkspur   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Legal   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Rich Valley   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Sunrise Beach   -   26 miles [41.8 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 Rossington.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   WSW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   SSE   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 Rossington.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Rossington. 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
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   SSE   62 miles [99.8 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   S   210 miles [338 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   WSW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   SSE   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
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Athabasca Airport   (ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rossington. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.1667, Longitude: -114.0500     [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 Rossington), 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 Rossington.