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Trochu, Alberta

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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. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Trochu and not the distance if you are driving it.<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 ...

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.

Acme   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the Southwest of Trochu   [Map]
Aerial   -   37 miles [59.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Big Valley   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Carbon   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the South   [Map]
Drumheller   -   34 miles [54.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Hartshorn   -   38 miles [61.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Olds   -   37 miles [59.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Red Deer   -   38 miles [61.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Rosebud   -   38 miles [61.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Rosedale   -   38 miles [61.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Rosedale Station   -   38 miles [61.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Springbrook   -   36 miles [57.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Sunnyslope   -   18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Three Hills   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South   [Map]

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 Tourism Map for Trochu.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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 to see and places to visit:

For the Province of Alberta

    Alberta Tourism

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alberta Statewide Tourism
    Trochu Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map 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>  NFDC<4>
Three Hills Airport   [Map]   CEN3   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Acme Airport   [Map]   CEG2   SSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Drumheller Muni.   [Map]   CEG4   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Beiseker Airport   [Map]   CFV2   SSW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Olds - Netook Airport   [Map]   CFK6   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Innisfail Airport   [Map]   CEM4   WNW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Olds - Didsbury Airport   [Map]   CEA3   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 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 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)  NFDC
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SW   60 miles [96.6 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   N   102 miles [164.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

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

General Aviation Airports

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages 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 'point-to-point' distance starting from Trochu. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Trochu

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Trochu. The point that we are using 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>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 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Trochu.