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Twin Butte, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Twin Butte.

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Around Twin Butte ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Crowsnest Pass. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the northwest of Twin Butte. Crowsnest Pass has a population of 5,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Pincher Creek. It is located about 15 miles [24 km] to the north of Twin Butte and has a population of 3,700 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 Twin Butte and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2006
Beaver Mines   [Map]   ---   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Blairmore   [Map]   ---   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Cardston   [Map]   3,452   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Cowley   [Map]   219   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Fort MacLeod   [Map]   3,072   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Frank   [Map]   ---   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Glenwood   [Map]   280   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Granum   [Map]   415   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Hill Spring   [Map]   192   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hillcrest Mines   [Map]   ---   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Lundbreck   [Map]   ---   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Magrath   [Map]   2,081   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Monarch   [Map]   ---   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Mountain View   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Waterton Park   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Aetna   [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Beazer   [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bellevue   [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Bever Mines   [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Brocket   [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Carway   [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Coleman   [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Kimball   [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Leavitt   [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Pincher Station   [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
Spring Coulee   [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Springridge   [Map]     NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Stand Off   [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Woolford   [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Corbin (BC)   [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Twin Butte ...

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.

Beaver Mines   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest of Twin Butte   [Map]
Chief Mountain   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Hill Spring   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Hillspring   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Mountain View   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Pincher Creek   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the North   [Map]
Pincher Station   -   18 miles [29 km] to the North   [Map]
Stand Off   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Twin Butte ...

Looking for more information about Twin Butte? 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 Twin Butte, 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 Twin Butte.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Twin Butte

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Twin Butte ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Pincher Creek Airport(WPC/CZPC)   [Map]   CZPC   NNW   18 miles [29 km]
Cardston Airport   [Map]   CEA6   ESE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Fort Macleod Airport   [Map]   CEY3   NNE   35 miles [56.3 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 Twin Butte.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Twin Butte. 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   N   127 miles [204.4 km]
Kelowna Intl. (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   CYLW   WNW   251 miles [403.9 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   N   279 miles [449 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Lethbridge Co. Airport(YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   CYQL   ENE   53 miles [85.3 km]
Canadian Rockies Intl. (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]   CYXC   WNW   89 miles [143.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Pincher Creek Airport(WPC/CZPC)   [Map]   CZPC   NNW   18 miles [29 km]
Cardston Airport   [Map]   CEA6   ESE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Fort Macleod Airport   [Map]   CEY3   NNE   35 miles [56.3 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.

Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
        Website for Calgary 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
Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
        Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Canadian Rockies Intl.   (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]
        Website for Cranbrook / Canadian Rockies International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Pincher Creek Airport   (WPC/CZPC)   [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 Twin Butte. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Alberta: www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Twin Butte 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 from Twin Butte. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Twin Butte) 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 Twin Butte. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Twin Butte

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Twin Butte. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.2667, Longitude: -113.8500     [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 Twin Butte), 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 Twin Butte.