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Spruce Grove, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Spruce Grove.

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Around Spruce Grove ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 17 miles [27 km] to the east of Spruce Grove. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 13 miles [20 km] to the northeast of Spruce Grove and has a population of 57,700 people.

For comparison, Spruce Grove has a population of 26,200 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 are driving it.<2>

Community   2006
Barrhead   [Map]   4,209   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Calmar   [Map]   1,959   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Drayton Valley   [Map]   6,893   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Lamont   [Map]   1,669   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Leduc   [Map]   16,967   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Millet   [Map]   2,068   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Redwater   [Map]   2,192   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Wetaskiwin   [Map]   11,689   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Acheson   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Clearwater Estates   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Erin Estates   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Garden Grove Estates   [Map]   ---   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Grandmuir Estates   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Green Acre Estates   [Map]   ---   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Osborne Acres   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Panorama Heights   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Peterburn Estates   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Rolling Heights   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Rolling Meadows   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Spring Lake   [Map]   501   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Sunset View Acres   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Westlake Estates   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Woodland Park   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Spruce Grove ...

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.

Beverly   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the East of Spruce Grove   [Map]
Carbondale   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Castle Island   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Gold Bar   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Keephills   -   18 miles [29 km] to the West   [Map]
Rolling Heights   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Rolling Meadows   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Stony Plain   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Sunrise Beach   -   18 miles [29 km] to the North   [Map]
Sunset Point   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Woodland Park   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Spruce Grove ...

Looking for more information about Spruce Grove? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Spruce Grove, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Spruce Grove.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alberta Statewide Tourism
    Spruce Grove Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Spruce Grove

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Spruce Grove ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   NNE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   ESE   33 miles [53.1 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 Spruce Grove.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Spruce Grove. 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   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   S   167 miles [268.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   ESE   89 miles [143.2 km]
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   S   93 miles [149.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   NNE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   ESE   33 miles [53.1 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
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

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spruce Grove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.5333, Longitude: -113.9167     [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 Spruce Grove), 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 Spruce Grove.