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Sylvan Glen, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Sylvan Glen.

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Around Sylvan Glen ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Morinville. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the south of Sylvan Glen. Morinville has a population of 8,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Westlock. It is located about 24 miles [38 km] to the south of Sylvan Glen and has a population of 4,800 people.

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

Community   2006
Athabasca   [Map]   2,580   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Barrhead   [Map]   4,209   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Bon Accord   [Map]   1,534   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Boyle   [Map]   844   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Clyde   [Map]   470   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Colinton   [Map]   ---   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Island Lake   [Map]   351   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Legal   [Map]   1,192   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Peavine   [Map]   ---   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Pickardville   [Map]   ---   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Redwater   [Map]   2,192   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Smith   [Map]   ---   N   46 miles [74 km]
Sunrise Beach   [Map]   170   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Thorhild   [Map]   505   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Vimy   [Map]   ---   S   32 miles [51.5 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Dapp   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fawcett   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Flatbush   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Jarvie   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Kilsyth   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Larkspur   [Map]   56   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Linaria   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Neerlandia   [Map]   ---   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Nestow   [Map]   ---   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Perryvale   [Map]   ---   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Pibroch   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Rochester   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
South Baptiste   [Map]   69   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Tawatinaw   [Map]   ---   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Vega   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Sylvan Glen ...

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.

Clyde   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the Southeast of Sylvan Glen   [Map]
Fawcett   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Flatbush   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Freedom   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Island Lake   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Larkspur   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Sunset Beach   -   23 miles [37 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Whispering Hills   -   23 miles [37 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
White Gull   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   SSE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Athabasca Airport(ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   CYWM   ENE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   S   57 miles [91.7 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 Sylvan Glen.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Sylvan Glen. 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   S   83 miles [133.6 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   S   233 miles [375 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   SSE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Athabasca Airport(ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   CYWM   ENE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   S   57 miles [91.7 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
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sylvan Glen. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.5008, Longitude: -113.9326     [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 Sylvan Glen), 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 Sylvan Glen.