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Introduction ...

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

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Around South View ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the east of South View. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the east of South View and has a population of 57,700 people.

For comparison, South View has a population of 120 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 South View and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Alberta Beach   [Map]   884   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Barrhead   [Map]   4,209   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Calmar   [Map]   1,959   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Drayton Valley   [Map]   6,893   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Evansburg   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Legal   [Map]   1,192   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Mayerthorpe   [Map]   1,474   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Onoway   [Map]   875   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Thorsby   [Map]   945   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Upper Manor Estates   [Map]   ---   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Betula Beach   [Map]   15   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cherhill   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Darwell   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Fallis   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Gainford   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Glenevis   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Kapasiwin   [Map]   39   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lake Isle   [Map]   ---   N   Less than 2 miles
Point Alison   [Map]   15   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Ross Haven   [Map]   198   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Seba Beach   [Map]   203   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Silver Sands   [Map]   173   SE   Less than 2 miles
Val Quentin   [Map]   181   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Wabamun   [Map]   601   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
West Cove   [Map]   169   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near South View ...

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.

Castle Island   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the East of South View   [Map]
Cosmo   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Gunn   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Keephills   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Rich Valley   -   18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Silver Sands   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Sunset Point   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Tomahawk   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Yellowstone   -   12 miles [19.3 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 South View.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Drayton Valley Airport   [Map]   CER3   SSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   NNE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   E   47 miles [75.6 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 View.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from South View. 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
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   ESE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   S   177 miles [284.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Drayton Valley Airport   [Map]   CER3   SSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   NNE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   E   47 miles [75.6 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
 
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
        Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Whitecourt Airport   (YZU/CYZU)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for South View 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 that starts in South View. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- South View) 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 View. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from South View

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in South View. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.6500, Longitude: -114.6667     [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 View), 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 View.