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Stanger, Alberta

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The location of Stanger

Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Stanger ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Saint Albert. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the east of Stanger. Saint Albert has a population of 57,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Spruce Grove. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the southeast of Stanger and 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 starting from Stanger and not the distance as if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Alberta Beach   [Map]   884   E   18 miles [29 km]
Barrhead   [Map]   4,209   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Drayton Valley   [Map]   6,893   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Evansburg   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Legal   [Map]   1,192   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Mayerthorpe   [Map]   1,474   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   E   46 miles [74 km]
Onoway   [Map]   875   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Peavine   [Map]   ---   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Thorsby   [Map]   945   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Upper Manor Estates   [Map]   ---   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Warburg   [Map]   621   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Whitecourt   [Map]   8,971   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Betula Beach   [Map]   15   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cherhill   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cosmo   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Darwell   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Fallis   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Gainford   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Glenevis   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lake Isle   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Rangeton   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Rochfort Bridge   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Sangudo   [Map]   364   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Seba Beach   [Map]   203   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Silver Sands   [Map]   173   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
South View   [Map]   115   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
West Cove   [Map]   169   E   12 miles [19.3 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Stanger ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Stanger ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Mayerthorpe Airport (FAA ID: CEV5)   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Barrhead Airport (FAA ID: CEP3)   [Map]   NNE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Drayton Valley Airport (FAA ID: CER3)   [Map]   SSW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 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 Stanger.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Stanger. 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]   ESE   58 miles [93.3 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   S   185 miles [297.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Mayerthorpe Airport (FAA ID: CEV5)   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Barrhead Airport (FAA ID: CEP3)   [Map]   NNE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Drayton Valley Airport (FAA ID: CER3)   [Map]   SSW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   E   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.

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
Whitecourt Airport   (YZU/CYZU)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stanger. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.7591, Longitude: -114.7901     [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 Stanger), 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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