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Wesley Creek, Alberta

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The location of Wesley Creek

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Wesley Creek.

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Around Wesley Creek ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Peace River. It lies just west of Wesley Creek. Peace River has a population of 6,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Fairview. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the west of Wesley Creek and has a population of 3,200 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 Wesley Creek and not the distance as if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Berwyn   [Map]   516   W   23 miles [37 km]
Bluesky   [Map]   ---   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Brownvale   [Map]   ---   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Dixonville   [Map]   ---   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Donnelly   [Map]   293   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Eaglesham   [Map]   ---   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Falher   [Map]   941   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Girouxville   [Map]   282   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Grimshaw   [Map]   2,537   W   18 miles [29 km]
Manning   [Map]   1,493   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
McLennan   [Map]   824   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Nampa   [Map]   360   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Saint Isidore   [Map]   ---   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Shaftesbury Settlement   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Whitelaw   [Map]   ---   W   36 miles [57.9 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirDistance
Cadotte Lake   [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Deadwood   [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Jean Cote   [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Little Buffalo   [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
Marie Reine   [Map]     S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Reno   [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]
Roma Junction   [Map]     W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Tangent   [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Watino   [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Wesley Creek ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Wesley Creek. 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

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Wesley Creek ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Peace River Airport (YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cadotte Airport (FAA ID: CEJ5)   [Map]   ENE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Donnelly Airport (FAA ID: CFM4)   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Fairview Airport (FAA ID: CEB5)   [Map]   WSW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Manning Airport (FAA ID: CFX4)   [Map]   NNW   51 miles [82.1 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Wesley Creek.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Wesley Creek. 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

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Peace River Airport (YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Grande Prairie Airport  (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]   SW   100 miles [160.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Cadotte Airport (FAA ID: CEJ5)   [Map]   ENE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Donnelly Airport (FAA ID: CFM4)   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Fairview Airport (FAA ID: CEB5)   [Map]   WSW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Manning Airport (FAA ID: CFX4)   [Map]   NNW   51 miles [82.1 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       FlightAware       FlightStats
Peace River Airport   (YPE/CYPE)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Grande Prairie Airport   (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]
  Website for Grande Prairie Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       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 Wesley Creek. 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 Wesley Creek 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wesley Creek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wesley Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 56.2500, Longitude: -117.1500     [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 Wesley Creek), 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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