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Introduction ...

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

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Around Thorhild ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the south of Thorhild. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the southwest of Thorhild and has a population of 57,700 people.

For comparison, Thorhild has a population of 510 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 Thorhild and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Athabasca   [Map]   2,580   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Bon Accord   [Map]   1,534   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Boyle   [Map]   844   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Bruderhein   [Map]   1,215   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   S   23 miles [37 km]
Kikino Metis Settlement   [Map]   ---   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Lamont   [Map]   1,669   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Legal   [Map]   1,192   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Mundare   [Map]   712   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Redwater   [Map]   2,192   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Smoky Lake   [Map]   1,010   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Upper Manor Estates   [Map]   ---   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   W   29 miles [46.7 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Abee   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Anton Lake   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Clyde   [Map]   470   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Coronado   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Egremont   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fedorah   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Nestow   [Map]   ---   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Newbrook   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Opal   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Radway   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Tawatinaw   [Map]   ---   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Vimy   [Map]   ---   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Warspite   [Map]   ---   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Waskatenau   [Map]   278   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Waugh   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Thorhild ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names 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.

Bon Accord   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southwest of Thorhild   [Map]
Clyde   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Hollow Lake   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Legal   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Opal   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Redwater   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Smoky Lake   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Sprucefield   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Weasel Creek   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   NNE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   SSE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Athabasca Airport(ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   CYWM   N   41 miles [66 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   SSW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   SW   44 miles [70.8 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 Thorhild.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Thorhild. 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
Report  
DirectionDistance
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   SSW   61 miles [98.2 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   S   213 miles [342.8 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   ESE   298 miles [479.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   SE   88 miles [141.6 km]
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]   CEN5   ENE   116 miles [186.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   NNE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   SSE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Athabasca Airport(ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   CYWM   N   41 miles [66 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   SSW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   SW   44 miles [70.8 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
 
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
        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
 
Athabasca Airport   (ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Thorhild. 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 Thorhild 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 beginning in Thorhild. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Thorhild) 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 Thorhild. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Thorhild

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thorhild. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.1500, Longitude: -113.1167     [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 Thorhild), 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 Thorhild.