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Westerose, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Westerose ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the northeast of Westerose. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Red Deer. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the south of Westerose and has a population of 90,200 people.

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

Community   2006
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Blackfalds   [Map]   4,618   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Camrose   [Map]   15,605   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Drayton Valley   [Map]   6,893   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Lacombe   [Map]   10,752   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Leduc   [Map]   16,967   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Millet   [Map]   2,068   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Ponoka   [Map]   6,591   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Rimbey   [Map]   2,252   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Saint Albert   [Map]   57,719   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Sylvan Lake   [Map]   10,703   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Wetaskiwin   [Map]   11,689   E   26 miles [41.8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Argentia Beach   [Map]   52   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Crystal Springs   [Map]   112   W   Less than 2 miles
Falun   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Golden Days   [Map]   207   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Grandview   [Map]   127   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Itaska Beach   [Map]   35   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Ma-me-o Beach   [Map]   155   NE   Less than 2 miles
Mission Beach   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Mulhurst Bay   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mulhurst   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Norris Beach   [Map]   40   NW   Less than 2 miles
Pipestone   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Poplar Bay   [Map]   84   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Silver Beach   [Map]   47   N   5 miles [8 km]
Sundance Beach   [Map]   102   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Westerose ...

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.

Crystal Springs   -   Less than 2 miles to the West of Westerose   [Map]
Fisher Home   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Golden Days   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Grandview   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Mission Beach   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Poplar Bay   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Silver Beach   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Sundance Beach   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Westerose ...

Looking for more information about Westerose? 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 Westerose, 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 Westerose.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Westerose ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Rimbey Airport   [Map]   CFC7   SSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Wetaskiwin Rgnl.   [Map]   CEX3   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Ponoka Industrial Airport   [Map]   CEH3   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Lacombe Airport   [Map]   CEG3   SSE   34 miles [54.7 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 Westerose.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Westerose. 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   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   S   127 miles [204.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   S   53 miles [85.3 km]
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   E   89 miles [143.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Rimbey Airport   [Map]   CFC7   SSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Wetaskiwin Rgnl.   [Map]   CEX3   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Ponoka Industrial Airport   [Map]   CEH3   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Lacombe Airport   [Map]   CEG3   SSE   34 miles [54.7 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
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
        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
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [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 Westerose. 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 Westerose 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 starting from Westerose. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Westerose) 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 Westerose. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Westerose

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westerose. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.9597, Longitude: -114.0019     [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 Westerose), 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 Westerose.