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Springridge, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Springridge ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Lethbridge. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the northeast of Springridge. Lethbridge has a population of 83,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Coaldale. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the northeast of Springridge and has a population of 7,500 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Blairmore   [Map]   ---   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Cardston   [Map]   3,452   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Claresholm   [Map]   3,700   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Coalhurst   [Map]   1,523   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Crowsnest Pass   [Map]   5,749   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Fort MacLeod   [Map]   3,072   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Granum   [Map]   415   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Magrath   [Map]   2,081   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Nobleford   [Map]   689   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Picture Butte   [Map]   1,592   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Pincher Creek   [Map]   3,625   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Raymond   [Map]   3,225   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Shaughnessy   [Map]   ---   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Stavely   [Map]   435   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Stirling   [Map]   921   E   50 miles [80.5 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Aetna   [Map]   ---   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Beaver Mines   [Map]   ---   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Beazer   [Map]   ---   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Bever Mines   [Map]   ---   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Brocket   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cowley   [Map]   219   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Glenwood   [Map]   280   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hill Spring   [Map]   192   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Leavitt   [Map]   ---   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lundbreck   [Map]   ---   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Mountain View   [Map]   ---   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Pincher Station   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Spring Coulee   [Map]   ---   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Stand Off   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Twin Butte   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Springridge ...

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.

Beaver Mines   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the West of Springridge   [Map]
Hill Spring   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Hillspring   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the South   [Map]
Mountain View   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Pincher Creek   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Pincher Station   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Stand Off   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Twin Butte   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Pincher Creek Airport(WPC/CZPC)   [Map]   CZPC   WNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fort Macleod Airport   [Map]   CEY3   NNE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Cardston Airport   [Map]   CEA6   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Claresholm Industrial Airport   [Map]   CEJ4   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Lethbridge Co. Airport(YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   CYQL   ENE   39 miles [62.8 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 Springridge.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Springridge. 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
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   N   116 miles [186.7 km]
Kelowna Intl. (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   CYLW   W   258 miles [415.2 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   N   266 miles [428.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Lethbridge Co. Airport(YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   CYQL   ENE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Canadian Rockies Intl. (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]   CYXC   W   96 miles [154.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Pincher Creek Airport(WPC/CZPC)   [Map]   CZPC   WNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fort Macleod Airport   [Map]   CEY3   NNE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Cardston Airport   [Map]   CEA6   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Claresholm Industrial Airport   [Map]   CEJ4   N   38 miles [61.2 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.

Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
        Website for Calgary International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
        Website for Kelowna International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
        Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Canadian Rockies Intl.   (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]
        Website for Cranbrook / Canadian Rockies International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Pincher Creek Airport   (WPC/CZPC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Springridge. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Alberta:

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Springridge 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 begins in Springridge. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Springridge) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Springridge. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.4507, Longitude: -113.6453     [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 Springridge), 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 Springridge.