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Taber, Alberta

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The location of Taber

Introduction ...

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

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Around Taber ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Lethbridge. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the west of Taber. Lethbridge has a population of 83,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Coaldale. It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the west of Taber and has a population of 7,500 people.

For comparison, Taber has a population of 8,200 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 Taber and not the distance if you are driving.<2>

Community   2006
Barnwell   [Map]   613   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Bow Island   [Map]   1,790   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Carmangay   [Map]   336   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Coalhurst   [Map]   1,523   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Foremost   [Map]   524   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Grassy Lake   [Map]   ---   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Magrath   [Map]   2,081   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Milk River   [Map]   816   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Nobleford   [Map]   689   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Picture Butte   [Map]   1,592   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Raymond   [Map]   3,225   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Shaughnessy   [Map]   ---   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Stirling   [Map]   921   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Tilley   [Map]   381   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Vauxhall   [Map]   1,069   N   19 miles [30.6 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirDistance
Burdett   [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Chin   [Map]     W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cranford   [Map]     SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Diamond City   [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Enchant   [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Grantham   [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hays   [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Iron Springs   [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Juno   [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
New Dayton   [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Purple Springs   [Map]     E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Retlaw   [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Skiff   [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Turin   [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Wrentham   [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Taber ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Taber ...

Looking for more information about Taber? 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 Taber, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Taber.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alberta Statewide Tourism
    Taber Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Taber

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Taber ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Taber Airport (FAA ID: CED5)   [Map]   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Vauxhall Airport (FAA ID: CEN6)   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lethbridge Co. Airport (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   WSW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Warner Airport (FAA ID: CEP6)   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Taber.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Taber. 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
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   NW   122 miles [196.3 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   NNW   250 miles [402.3 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.  (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   NE   287 miles [461.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Lethbridge Co. Airport (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   WSW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Medicine Hat Airport (YXH/CYXH)   [Map]   ENE   65 miles [104.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Taber Airport (FAA ID: CED5)   [Map]   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Vauxhall Airport (FAA ID: CEN6)   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Warner Airport (FAA ID: CEP6)   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 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.

Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
  Website for Calgary International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
  Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Brooks Rgnl.   (ICAO: CYBP)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
  Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Medicine Hat Airport   (YXH/CYXH)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Taber:

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Taber. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.7923, Longitude: -112.1446     [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 Taber), 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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