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Vegreville, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Vegreville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Camrose. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the southwest of Vegreville. Camrose has a population of 17,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Fort Saskatchewan. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the west of Vegreville and has a population of 15,000 people.

For comparison, Vegreville has a population of 5,700 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 you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2006
Andrew   [Map]   465   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Bruderhein   [Map]   1,215   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Daysland   [Map]   818   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Killam   [Map]   1,019   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Lamont   [Map]   1,669   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Mannville   [Map]   782   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Mundare   [Map]   712   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
New Sarepta   [Map]   410   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Ryley   [Map]   458   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Saint Paul   [Map]   5,106   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Smoky Lake   [Map]   1,010   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Tofield   [Map]   1,876   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Two Hills   [Map]   1,047   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Vermilion   [Map]   4,036   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Viking   [Map]   1,085   S   30 miles [48.3 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Boian   [Map]   ---   N   23 miles [37 km]
Brosseau   [Map]   ---   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Bruce   [Map]   ---   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hairy Hill   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hilliard   [Map]   ---   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Holden   [Map]   398   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Inland   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Innisfree   [Map]   233   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Kaleland   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Lavoy   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Luzan   [Map]   ---   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Musidora   [Map]   ---   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Poe   [Map]   ---   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ranfurly   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Willingdon   [Map]   295   N   23 miles [37 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Vegreville ...

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.

Bruce   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest of Vegreville   [Map]
Chipman   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Hairy Hill   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Inland   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Kingman   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Poe   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Two Hills   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Viking   -   30 miles [48.3 km] to the South   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vegreville ...

Looking for more information about Vegreville? 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 Vegreville, 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 Vegreville.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Vegreville

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Vegreville ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Vegreville Airport   [Map]   CEV3   NE   Less than 2 miles
Two Hills Airport   [Map]   CEL6   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Tofield Airport   [Map]   CEV7   WSW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   WNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   SSE   28 miles [45.1 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 Vegreville.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Vegreville. 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   W   64 miles [103 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSW   184 miles [296.1 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   ESE   241 miles [387.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   SSE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   CYLL   E   82 miles [132 km]
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]   CEN5   NE   99 miles [159.3 km]
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   SW   118 miles [189.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Vegreville Airport   [Map]   CEV3   NE   Less than 2 miles
Two Hills Airport   [Map]   CEL6   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Tofield Airport   [Map]   CEV7   WSW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   WNW   28 miles [45.1 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
St. Paul Airport   (ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Vermilion Airport   (YVG/CYVG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [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
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
        Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alberta

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vegreville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.4972, Longitude: -112.0524     [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 Vegreville), 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 Vegreville.