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Spruce Valley, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Spruce Valley ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Athabasca. It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the southwest of Spruce Valley. Athabasca has a population of 3,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Lac la Biche. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the east of Spruce Valley and has a population of 2,500 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 Valley and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2006
Beaver Lake   [Map]   ---   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Bondiss   [Map]   131   S   18 miles [29 km]
Boyle   [Map]   844   S   18 miles [29 km]
Calling Lake   [Map]   ---   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Centre Calling Lake   [Map]   ---   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Colinton   [Map]   ---   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Island Lake South   [Map]   105   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Island Lake   [Map]   351   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Kikino Metis Settlement   [Map]   ---   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Mewatha Beach   [Map]   167   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Plamondon   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Rochester   [Map]   ---   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Thorhild   [Map]   505   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
West Baptiste   [Map]   104   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Whispering Hills   [Map]   125   W   30 miles [48.3 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Amber Valley   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Atmore   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Breynat   [Map]   ---   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Caslan   [Map]   ---   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Donatville   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Ellscott   [Map]   ---   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Grassland   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Hylo   [Map]   ---   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Meanook   [Map]   ---   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Perryvale   [Map]   ---   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
South Baptiste   [Map]   69   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Sunset Beach   [Map]   88   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Venice   [Map]   ---   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Wandering River   [Map]   ---   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
White Gull   [Map]   ---   W   30 miles [48.3 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Spruce Valley ...

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.

Amber Valley   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest of Spruce Valley   [Map]
Blue Jay   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Calling Lake   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Calling River   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Grassland   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Island Lake   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Properity   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Sunset Beach   -   30 miles [48.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Wandering River   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Whispering Hills   -   30 miles [48.3 km] to the West   [Map]
White Gull   -   30 miles [48.3 km] to the West   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Athabasca Airport(ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   CYWM   WSW   18 miles [29 km]
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Lac La Biche Airport(YLB/CYLB)   [Map]   CYLB   ESE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Calling Lake Airport   [Map]   CFK4   NNW   35 miles [56.3 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 Valley.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Spruce Valley. 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   SSW   111 miles [178.6 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSW   263 miles [423.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Athabasca Airport(ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   CYWM   WSW   18 miles [29 km]
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Lac La Biche Airport(YLB/CYLB)   [Map]   CYLB   ESE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Calling Lake Airport   [Map]   CFK4   NNW   35 miles [56.3 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
Lac La Biche Airport   (YLB/CYLB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spruce Valley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.8642, Longitude: -112.8025     [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 Valley), 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 Valley.