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Stettler, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Stettler ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Red Deer. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the west of Stettler. Red Deer has a population of 90,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Camrose. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the north of Stettler and has a population of 17,200 people.

For comparison, Stettler has a population of 5,800 people.

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

Community   2006
Alix   [Map]   851   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Bashaw   [Map]   796   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Blackfalds   [Map]   4,618   W   46 miles [74 km]
Castor   [Map]   931   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Clive   [Map]   562   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Daysland   [Map]   818   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Delburne   [Map]   765   W   23 miles [37 km]
Forestburg   [Map]   895   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Killam   [Map]   1,019   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Lacombe   [Map]   10,752   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Penhold   [Map]   1,971   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Ponoka   [Map]   6,591   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Springbrook   [Map]   ---   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Three Hills   [Map]   3,160   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Trochu   [Map]   1,005   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Ardley   [Map]   ---   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Big Valley   [Map]   351   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Botha   [Map]   185   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Donalda   [Map]   224   N   18 miles [29 km]
Erskine   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Fenn   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gadsby   [Map]   35   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Halkirk   [Map]   113   E   23 miles [37 km]
Meeting Creek   [Map]   ---   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Mirror   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Nevis   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Oberlin   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Red Willow   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Rochon Sands   [Map]   66   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
White Sands   [Map]   120   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Stettler ...

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.

Big Valley   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the South of Stettler   [Map]
Byemoor   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Forestburg   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Hartshorn   -   31 miles [49.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Leo   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Meeting Creek   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the North   [Map]
Mirror   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Red Willow   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Stettler ...

Looking for more information about Stettler? 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 Stettler, 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 Stettler.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Stettler

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Stettler ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Stettler Airport   [Map]   CEJ3   WSW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Bashaw Airport   [Map]   CFK2   NNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Forestburg Airport   [Map]   CEF6   ENE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Castor Airport   [Map]   CER2   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 Stettler.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Stettler. 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   NNW   77 miles [123.9 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SW   100 miles [160.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   NNE   64 miles [103 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Stettler Airport   [Map]   CEJ3   WSW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Bashaw Airport   [Map]   CFK2   NNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Forestburg Airport   [Map]   CEF6   ENE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Castor Airport   [Map]   CER2   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
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
        Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker 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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Stettler:

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 Stettler 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 starting from Stettler. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Stettler) 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 Stettler. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Stettler

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stettler. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.3227, Longitude: -112.7109     [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 Stettler), 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 Stettler.