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Silver Beach, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Silver Beach.

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Around Silver Beach ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the northeast of Silver Beach. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the north of Silver Beach and has a population of 57,700 people.

For comparison, Silver Beach has a population of 47 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 Silver Beach and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2006
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Blackfalds   [Map]   4,618   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Calmar   [Map]   1,959   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Camrose   [Map]   15,605   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Drayton Valley   [Map]   6,893   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Lacombe   [Map]   10,752   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Leduc   [Map]   16,967   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Millet   [Map]   2,068   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Ponoka   [Map]   6,591   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Rimbey   [Map]   2,252   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Sylvan Lake   [Map]   10,703   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Wetaskiwin   [Map]   11,689   E   25 miles [40.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Argentia Beach   [Map]   52   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Crystal Springs   [Map]   112   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Falun   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Golden Days   [Map]   207   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Grandview   [Map]   127   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Itaska Beach   [Map]   35   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Ma-me-o Beach   [Map]   155   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Mission Beach   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Mulhurst Bay   [Map]   ---   NW   Less than 2 miles
Mulhurst   [Map]   ---   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Norris Beach   [Map]   40   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Pipestone   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Poplar Bay   [Map]   84   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Sundance Beach   [Map]   102   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Westerose   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Silver Beach ...

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.

Crystal Springs   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest of Silver Beach   [Map]
Fisher Home   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Golden Days   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Grandview   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Mission Beach   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Pipestone   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Poplar Bay   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Sundance Beach   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Wetaskiwin Rgnl.   [Map]   CEX3   ESE   23 miles [37 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Rimbey Airport   [Map]   CFC7   SSW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Ponoka Industrial Airport   [Map]   CEH3   SSE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Lacombe Airport   [Map]   CEG3   SSE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   NNE   41 miles [66 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 Silver Beach.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Silver Beach. 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   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   S   132 miles [212.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   S   58 miles [93.3 km]
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   E   87 miles [140 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Wetaskiwin Rgnl.   [Map]   CEX3   ESE   23 miles [37 km]
Rimbey Airport   [Map]   CFC7   SSW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Ponoka Industrial Airport   [Map]   CEH3   SSE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Lacombe Airport   [Map]   CEG3   SSE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   NNE   41 miles [66 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Drayton Valley Airport   [Map]   CER3   WNW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   NE   44 miles [70.8 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
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
        Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [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 Silver Beach. 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 Silver Beach 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 begins in Silver Beach. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Silver Beach) 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 Silver Beach. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Silver Beach

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Silver Beach. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.0333, Longitude: -113.9667     [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 Silver Beach), 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 Silver Beach.