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Trochu, Alberta

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The location of Trochu

Introduction ...

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

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Around Trochu ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Red Deer. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the northwest of Trochu. Red Deer has a population of 90,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Airdrie. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the southwest of Trochu and has a population of 42,600 people.

For comparison, Trochu has a population of 1,100 people.

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

Community   2006
Blackfalds   [Map]   4,618   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Bowden   [Map]   1,210   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Carstairs   [Map]   2,699   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Crossfield   [Map]   2,668   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Didsbury   [Map]   4,275   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Drumheller   [Map]   7,932   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Innisfail   [Map]   7,331   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Irricana   [Map]   1,243   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Lacombe   [Map]   10,752   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Olds   [Map]   7,253   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Penhold   [Map]   1,971   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Springbrook   [Map]   ---   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Stettler   [Map]   5,445   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Sylvan Lake   [Map]   10,703   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Three Hills   [Map]   3,160   S   9 miles [14.5 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Big Valley   [Map]   351   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Carbon   [Map]   570   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Delburne   [Map]   765   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Elnora   [Map]   275   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Huxley   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Linden   [Map]   660   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lousana   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Morrin   [Map]   253   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Pine Lake   [Map]   ---   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Rowley   [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Rumsey   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Sunnyslope   [Map]   ---   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Swalwell   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Torrington   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Wimborne   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Trochu ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Trochu ...

Looking for more information about Trochu? 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 Trochu, 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 Trochu.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Trochu

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Trochu ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Three Hills Airport (FAA ID: CEN3)   [Map]   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Acme Airport (FAA ID: CEG2)   [Map]   SSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Drumheller Muni. (FAA ID: CEG4)   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Beiseker Airport (FAA ID: CFV2)   [Map]   SSW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Olds - Netook Airport (FAA ID: CFK6)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Innisfail Airport (FAA ID: CEM4)   [Map]   WNW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Red Deer Rgnl.  (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Olds - Didsbury Airport (FAA ID: CEA3)   [Map]   WSW   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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Trochu.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Trochu. 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]   SW   60 miles [96.6 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   N   102 miles [164.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Red Deer Rgnl.  (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Viking Airport (FAA ID: CEE8)   [Map]   NNE   104 miles [167.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Three Hills Airport (FAA ID: CEN3)   [Map]   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Acme Airport (FAA ID: CEG2)   [Map]   SSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Drumheller Muni. (FAA ID: CEG4)   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Beiseker Airport (FAA ID: CFV2)   [Map]   SSW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Olds - Netook Airport (FAA ID: CFK6)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Innisfail Airport (FAA ID: CEM4)   [Map]   WNW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Olds - Didsbury Airport (FAA ID: CEA3)   [Map]   WSW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Stettler Airport (FAA ID: CEJ3)   [Map]   NNE   38 miles [61.2 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       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
  Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
  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
Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
  Website for Kelowna International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
  Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Trochu. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.8333, Longitude: -113.2333     [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 Trochu), 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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