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Royce, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Royce ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Fairview. It is located about 19 miles [30 km] to the southeast of Royce. Fairview has a population of 3,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Grimshaw. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the east of Royce and has a population of 2,500 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 Royce and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2006
Berwyn   [Map]   516   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Bluesky   [Map]   ---   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Brownvale   [Map]   ---   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Dixonville   [Map]   ---   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Eaglesham   [Map]   ---   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Hines Creek   [Map]   430   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Poplar Ridge   [Map]   ---   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Rycroft   [Map]   638   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Spirit River   [Map]   1,148   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Whitelaw   [Map]   ---   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Woking   [Map]   ---   S   42 miles [67.6 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Bear Canyon   [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Blueberry Mountain   [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
Cleardale   [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Dunvegan   [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Eureka River   [Map]     N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Gordondale   [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Silver Valley   [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Wanham   [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Worsley   [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Royce ...

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.

Blueberry Mountain   -   23 miles [37 km] to the Southwest of Royce   [Map]
Bluesky   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Eureka River   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Gage   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Marina   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Poplar Ridge   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Scotswood   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Silver Valley   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the West   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Fairview Airport   [Map]   CEB5   ESE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Spirit River Airport   [Map]   CFS5   S   29 miles [46.7 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 Royce.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Royce. 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

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Peace River Airport(YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   CYPE   E   53 miles [85.3 km]
Dawson Creek Airport (IATA:YDQ)   [Map]   CYDQ   WSW   61 miles [98.2 km]
Grande Prairie Airport (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]   CYQU   S   71 miles [114.3 km]
Fort St. John Airport (YXJ/CYXJ)   [Map]   CYXJ   W   73 miles [117.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Fairview Airport   [Map]   CEB5   ESE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Spirit River Airport   [Map]   CFS5   S   29 miles [46.7 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.

Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
        Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Peace River Airport   (YPE/CYPE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Grande Prairie Airport   (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]
        Website for Grande Prairie Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Fort St. John Airport   (YXJ/CYXJ)   [Map]
        Website for Fort Saint John 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 Royce. 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 Royce 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Royce. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Royce) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Royce. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 56.2167, Longitude: -118.8333     [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 Royce), 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 Royce.