A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada

Sunset Acres, Alberta

Nearby Census Genealogy
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Other AB

The location of Sunset Acres

Click for Interactive Map

Click for Interactive Map
Click here for an interactive map for
Sunset Acres
and the surrounding area.

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Sunset Acres.

This page contains six sections:

Around Sunset Acres ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Lethbridge. It lies just northeast of Sunset Acres. Lethbridge has a population of 83,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Taber. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the east of Sunset Acres and has a population of 8,200 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 Sunset Acres and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Barnwell   [Map]   613   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Cardston   [Map]   3,452   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Claresholm   [Map]   3,700   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Coaldale   [Map]   6,177   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Coalhurst   [Map]   1,523   N   5 miles [8 km]
Fort MacLeod   [Map]   3,072   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Granum   [Map]   415   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Magrath   [Map]   2,081   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Nobleford   [Map]   689   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Picture Butte   [Map]   1,592   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Pincher Creek   [Map]   3,625   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Raymond   [Map]   3,225   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Stavely   [Map]   435   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Stirling   [Map]   921   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Vauxhall   [Map]   1,069   NE   46 miles [74 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Barons   [Map]   276   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Carmangay   [Map]   336   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Chin   [Map]   ---   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Cranford   [Map]   ---   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Diamond City   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Eastview Acres   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Iron Springs   [Map]   ---   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Monarch   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
New Dayton   [Map]   ---   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Shaughnessy   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Spring Coulee   [Map]   ---   S   23 miles [37 km]
Stand Off   [Map]   ---   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Turin   [Map]   ---   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Welling   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Woodhouse   [Map]   ---   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Sunset Acres ...

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.

Chin   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the East of Sunset Acres   [Map]
Coaldale   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Diamond City   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Iron Springs   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Maybutt (Historic)   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Monarch   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Picture Butte   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Raymond   -   18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Stand Off   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Lethbridge Co. Airport(YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   CYQL   ESE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Fort Macleod Airport   [Map]   CEY3   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Taber Airport   [Map]   CED5   ENE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Cardston Airport   [Map]   CEA6   SSW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Claresholm Industrial Airport   [Map]   CEJ4   NW   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 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 Sunset Acres.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Sunset Acres. 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
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   NNW   110 miles [177 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   N   252 miles [405.6 km]
Kelowna Intl. (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   CYLW   W   287 miles [461.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Lethbridge Co. Airport(YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   CYQL   ESE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Medicine Hat Airport(YXH/CYXH)   [Map]   CYXH   ENE   101 miles [162.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Fort Macleod Airport   [Map]   CEY3   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Taber Airport   [Map]   CED5   ENE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Cardston Airport   [Map]   CEA6   SSW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Claresholm Industrial Airport   [Map]   CEJ4   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Warner Airport   [Map]   CEP6   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Vauxhall Airport   [Map]   CEN6   ENE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Del Bonita / Whetstone Intl.   [Map]   CEQ4   S   46 miles [74 km]
Pincher Creek Airport(WPC/CZPC)   [Map]   CZPC   W   48 miles [77.2 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.

Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
        Website for Calgary International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
        Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Pincher Creek Airport   (WPC/CZPC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
        Website for Kelowna International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Medicine Hat Airport   (YXH/CYXH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Sunset Acres were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

- Return to Citation

<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Sunset Acres. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sunset Acres) 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 Sunset Acres. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sunset Acres

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sunset Acres. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.6694, Longitude: -112.9372     [Map].

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Sunset Acres), 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.

- Return to Citation

For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Sunset Acres.