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Therien, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Therien ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Cold Lake. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the east of Therien. Cold Lake has a population of 12,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Bonnyville. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the east of Therien and has a population of 6,200 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 from Therien and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2006
Andrew   [Map]   465   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Ardmore   [Map]   ---   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Ashmont   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Beaver Lake   [Map]   ---   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Elk Point   [Map]   1,487   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Fort Kent   [Map]   ---   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Glendon   [Map]   421   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Horseshoe Bay   [Map]   214   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lac la Biche   [Map]   2,758   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Myrnam   [Map]   362   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Saint Paul   [Map]   5,106   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Smoky Lake   [Map]   1,010   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Two Hills   [Map]   1,047   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Vilna   [Map]   274   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Willingdon   [Map]   295   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Bonnyville Beach   [Map]   97   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Boyne Lake   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Franchere   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Goodridge   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gurneyville   [Map]   ---   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hoselaw   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Iron River   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mallaig   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
McRae   [Map]   ---   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Pelican Narrows   [Map]   141   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Saint Brides   [Map]   ---   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Saint Edouard   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Saint Lina   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Saint Vincent   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Spedden   [Map]   ---   W   20 miles [32.2 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Therien ...

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.

Flat Lake   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast of Therien   [Map]
Fork Lake   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Goodfish Lake   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Gurneyville   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Horseshoe Bay   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Hoselaw   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Iron River   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Owlseye   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Pelican Narrows   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Saddle Lake   -   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 Therien.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
St. Paul Airport(ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]   CEW3   SSW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bonnyville Airport(YBY/CYBF)   [Map]   CYBF   ENE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Elk Pt. Airport   [Map]   CEJ6   SE   30 miles [48.3 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 Therien.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Therien. 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   WSW   114 miles [183.5 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   SE   236 miles [379.8 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSW   244 miles [392.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]   CEN5   ENE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   CYLL   SE   80 miles [128.7 km]
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   SSW   82 miles [132 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
St. Paul Airport(ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]   CEW3   SSW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bonnyville Airport(YBY/CYBF)   [Map]   CYBF   ENE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Elk Pt. Airport   [Map]   CEJ6   SE   30 miles [48.3 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
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
        Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lac La Biche Airport   (YLB/CYLB)   [Map]
        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
Lloydminster Airport   (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]
        Website for Lloydminster Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
St. Paul Airport   (ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Bonnyville Airport   (YBY/CYBF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Therien. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Therien

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Therien. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.2406, Longitude: -111.2558     [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 Therien), 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 Therien.