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West Cove, Alberta

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The location of West Cove

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to West Cove.

This page contains five sections:

Around West Cove ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the east of West Cove. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the east of West Cove and has a population of 57,700 people.

For comparison, West Cove has a population of 170 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from West Cove and not the distance if you are going to drive.<2>

Community   2006
Barrhead   [Map]   4,209   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Bon Accord   [Map]   1,534   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Calmar   [Map]   1,959   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Drayton Valley   [Map]   6,893   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Leduc   [Map]   16,967   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Legal   [Map]   1,192   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Mayerthorpe   [Map]   1,474   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Thorsby   [Map]   945   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   NE   41 miles [66 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Alberta Beach   [Map]   884   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Castle Island   [Map]   22   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Darwell   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Fallis   [Map]   ---   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Glenevis   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Gunn   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lac Sainte Anne   [Map]   ---   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Lake Isle   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ross Haven   [Map]   198   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Silver Sands   [Map]   173   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
South View   [Map]   115   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Sunset Point   [Map]   242   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Val Quentin   [Map]   181   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Wabamun   [Map]   601   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Yellowstone   [Map]   170   NE   5 miles [8 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near West Cove ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for West Cove.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around West Cove. 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 West Cove ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Barrhead Airport (FAA ID: CEP3)   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Mayerthorpe Airport (FAA ID: CEV5)   [Map]   WNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Drayton Valley Airport (FAA ID: CER3)   [Map]   SSW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   ESE   41 miles [66 km]
Westlock Airport (FAA ID: CES4)   [Map]   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   SE   46 miles [74 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 West Cove.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from West Cove. 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
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   S   179 miles [288.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Red Deer Rgnl.  (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   SSE   107 miles [172.2 km]
Viking Airport (FAA ID: CEE8)   [Map]   ESE   116 miles [186.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Barrhead Airport (FAA ID: CEP3)   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Mayerthorpe Airport (FAA ID: CEV5)   [Map]   WNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Drayton Valley Airport (FAA ID: CER3)   [Map]   SSW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   ESE   41 miles [66 km]
Westlock Airport (FAA ID: CES4)   [Map]   NE   43 miles [69.2 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.

Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
  Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
  Website for Calgary International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
  Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for West Cove. 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 West Cove 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- West Cove) 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 West Cove. 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 West Cove

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Cove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.7000, Longitude: -114.5000     [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 West Cove), 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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