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Two Hills, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Two Hills.

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Around Two Hills ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Vegreville. It is located about 19 miles [30 km] to the southwest of Two Hills. Vegreville has a population of 5,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Paul. It is located about 26 miles [41 km] to the northeast of Two Hills and has a population of 5,400 people.

For comparison, Two Hills has a population of 1,400 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 Two Hills and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2006
Andrew   [Map]   465   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Bruderhein   [Map]   1,215   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Elk Point   [Map]   1,487   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Glendon   [Map]   421   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Holden   [Map]   398   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Lamont   [Map]   1,669   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Mannville   [Map]   782   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Mundare   [Map]   712   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Myrnam   [Map]   362   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Ryley   [Map]   458   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Smoky Lake   [Map]   1,010   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Tofield   [Map]   1,876   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Vermilion   [Map]   4,036   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Viking   [Map]   1,085   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Willingdon   [Map]   295   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Beauvallon   [Map]     E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Boian   [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Brosseau   [Map]     NE   5 miles [8 km]
Duvernay   [Map]     NE   5 miles [8 km]
Foisy   [Map]     NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hairy Hill   [Map]     W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hamlin   [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
Kaleland   [Map]     W   5 miles [8 km]
Lafond   [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lavoy   [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Luzan   [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Morecambe   [Map]     E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Musidora   [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Ranfurly   [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Saddle Lake   [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Two Hills ...

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.

Chipman   -   36 miles [57.9 km] to the West of Two Hills   [Map]
Elk Point   -   36 miles [57.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Flat Lake   -   37 miles [59.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Hairy Hill   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Horseshoe Bay   -   31 miles [49.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Inland   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Mannville   -   34 miles [54.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Owlseye   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Saddle Lake   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the North   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Two Hills Airport   [Map]   CEL6   WSW   Less than 2 miles
Vegreville Airport   [Map]   CEV3   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
St. Paul Airport(ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]   CEW3   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   W   36 miles [57.9 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 Two Hills.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Two Hills. 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   80 miles [128.7 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSW   203 miles [326.7 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   ESE   235 miles [378.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   CYLL   ESE   73 miles [117.5 km]
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]   CEN5   NE   79 miles [127.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Two Hills Airport   [Map]   CEL6   WSW   Less than 2 miles
Vegreville Airport   [Map]   CEV3   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
St. Paul Airport(ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]   CEW3   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   W   36 miles [57.9 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
Vermilion Airport   (YVG/CYVG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Bonnyville Airport   (YBY/CYBF)   [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
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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Two Hills. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.7123, Longitude: -111.7421     [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 Two Hills), 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 Two Hills.