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Shaftesbury Settlement, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Shaftesbury Settlement.

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Around Shaftesbury Settlement ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Peace River. It lies just northeast of Shaftesbury Settlement. Peace River has a population of 6,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Fairview. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the west of Shaftesbury Settlement and has a population of 3,200 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 Shaftesbury Settlement and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Berwyn   [Map]   516   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bluesky   [Map]   ---   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Brownvale   [Map]   ---   W   18 miles [29 km]
Cadotte Lake   [Map]   ---   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Dixonville   [Map]   ---   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Donnelly   [Map]   293   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Eaglesham   [Map]   ---   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Falher   [Map]   941   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Girouxville   [Map]   282   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Grimshaw   [Map]   2,537   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hines Creek   [Map]   430   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
McLennan   [Map]   824   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Nampa   [Map]   360   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Saint Isidore   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Whitelaw   [Map]   ---   W   24 miles [38.6 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Deadwood   [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Jean Cote   [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]
Little Buffalo   [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Marie Reine   [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Reno   [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Tangent   [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Watino   [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Shaftesbury Settlement ...

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.

Bluesky   -   31 miles [49.9 km] to the West of Shaftesbury Settlement   [Map]
Chinook Valley   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the North   [Map]
Judah   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Last Lake   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Peace River   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Springburn   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Tangent   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Three Creeks   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Peace River Airport(YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   CYPE   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Donnelly Airport   [Map]   CFM4   SSE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Fairview Airport   [Map]   CEB5   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Cadotte Airport   [Map]   CEJ5   ENE   46 miles [74 km]
Manning Airport   [Map]   CFX4   N   55 miles [88.5 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 Shaftesbury Settlement.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Shaftesbury Settlement. 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   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Grande Prairie Airport (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]   CYQU   SW   88 miles [141.6 km]
Dawson Creek Airport (IATA:YDQ)   [Map]   CYDQ   WSW   109 miles [175.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Donnelly Airport   [Map]   CFM4   SSE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Fairview Airport   [Map]   CEB5   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Cadotte Airport   [Map]   CEJ5   ENE   46 miles [74 km]
Manning Airport   [Map]   CFX4   N   55 miles [88.5 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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Shaftesbury Settlement. 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 Shaftesbury Settlement 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' distance starting in Shaftesbury Settlement. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Shaftesbury Settlement) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Shaftesbury Settlement. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Shaftesbury Settlement

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shaftesbury Settlement. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 56.1590, Longitude: -117.4369     [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 Shaftesbury Settlement), 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 Shaftesbury Settlement.