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Introduction ...

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

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Around Scotswood ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Fairview. It is located about 11 miles [17 km] to the east of Scotswood. Fairview has a population of 3,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Grimshaw. It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the east of Scotswood and has a population of 2,500 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 Scotswood and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Berwyn   [Map]   516   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Bluesky   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Brownvale   [Map]   ---   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Dixonville   [Map]   ---   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Eaglesham   [Map]   ---   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Hines Creek   [Map]   430   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Poplar Ridge   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Rycroft   [Map]   638   S   23 miles [37 km]
Shaftesbury Settlement   [Map]   ---   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Spirit River   [Map]   1,148   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Whitelaw   [Map]   ---   E   23 miles [37 km]
Woking   [Map]   ---   S   34 miles [54.7 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Blueberry Mountain   [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Cleardale   [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Dunvegan   [Map]     S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Eureka River   [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Gordondale   [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Peoria   [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Silver Valley   [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Wanham   [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Worsley   [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Scotswood ...

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.

Blueberry Mountain   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest of Scotswood   [Map]
Bluesky   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Eureka River   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the North   [Map]
Gage   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Last Lake   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Poplar Ridge   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Silver Valley   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the West   [Map]
Spirit River   -   22 miles [35.4 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 Scotswood.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Fairview Airport   [Map]   CEB5   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Spirit River Airport   [Map]   CFS5   SSW   22 miles [35.4 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 Scotswood.

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

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Peace River Airport(YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   CYPE   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Dawson Creek Airport (IATA:YDQ)   [Map]   CYDQ   WSW   63 miles [101.4 km]
Grande Prairie Airport (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]   CYQU   S   64 miles [103 km]
Fort St. John Airport (YXJ/CYXJ)   [Map]   CYXJ   W   79 miles [127.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Fairview Airport   [Map]   CEB5   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Spirit River Airport   [Map]   CFS5   SSW   22 miles [35.4 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 Scotswood. 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 Scotswood 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 starting in Scotswood. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Scotswood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Scotswood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 56.1000, Longitude: -118.6833     [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 Scotswood), 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 Scotswood.