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South Baptiste, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to South Baptiste.

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Around South Baptiste ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Westlock. It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the south of South Baptiste. Westlock has a population of 4,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Athabasca. It is located about 10 miles [16 km] to the east of South Baptiste and has a population of 3,000 people.

For comparison, South Baptiste has a population of 69 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 South Baptiste and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2006
Bondiss   [Map]   131   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Boyle   [Map]   844   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Calling Lake   [Map]   ---   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Centre Calling Lake   [Map]   ---   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Clyde   [Map]   470   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Colinton   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Island Lake   [Map]   351   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Kikino Metis Settlement   [Map]   ---   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Mewatha Beach   [Map]   167   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Pickardville   [Map]   ---   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Plamondon   [Map]   ---   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Smith   [Map]   ---   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Thorhild   [Map]   505   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Vimy   [Map]   ---   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Whispering Hills   [Map]   125   N   2 miles [3.2 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Amber Valley   [Map]   ---   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Chisholm   [Map]   ---   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Donatville   [Map]   ---   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Fawcett   [Map]   ---   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Flatbush   [Map]   ---   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Island Lake South   [Map]   105   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Jarvie   [Map]   ---   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Kilsyth   [Map]   ---   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Larkspur   [Map]   56   S   23 miles [37 km]
Meanook   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Perryvale   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Rochester   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Sunset Beach   [Map]   88   N   Less than 2 miles
West Baptiste   [Map]   104   NW   Less than 2 miles
White Gull   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near South Baptiste ...

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.

Amber Valley   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the East of South Baptiste   [Map]
Fawcett   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Flatbush   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the West   [Map]
Island Lake   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Larkspur   -   23 miles [37 km] to the South   [Map]
Sunset Beach   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Whispering Hills   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
White Gull   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Athabasca Airport(ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   CYWM   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   ESE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   SSW   41 miles [66 km]
Calling Lake Airport   [Map]   CFK4   NNE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   SW   56 miles [90.1 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 South Baptiste.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from South Baptiste. 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   S   97 miles [156.1 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   S   250 miles [402.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Athabasca Airport(ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   CYWM   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   ESE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   SSW   41 miles [66 km]
Calling Lake Airport   [Map]   CFK4   NNE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   SW   56 miles [90.1 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
Athabasca Airport   (ICAO: CYWM)   [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 South Baptiste. 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 South Baptiste 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 stretches from South Baptiste. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- South Baptiste) 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 South Baptiste. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from South Baptiste

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Baptiste. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.7268, Longitude: -113.5449     [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 South Baptiste), 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 South Baptiste.