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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

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. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Spruce Grove and not the distance as if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
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 nearby communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
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 ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Spruce Grove.

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 Page for Spruce Grove.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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, attractions and places to visit:

For the Province of Alberta

    Alberta Tourism
    Parks for Alberta

    Fishing in Alberta
    Hunting in Alberta

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alberta Statewide Tourism
    Spruce Grove Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page 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>   DirDistance
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   NNE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Cooking Lake Airport (FAA ID: CEZ3)   [Map]   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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity 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)   DirDistance
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   S   167 miles [268.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

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

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   NNE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cooking Lake Airport (FAA ID: CEZ3)   [Map]   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       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
  Website for Calgary International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
  Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Spruce Grove: www.sprucegrove.org/

The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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, 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Spruce Grove

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spruce Grove. The point we use 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>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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