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White Gull, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to White Gull.

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Around White Gull ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Westlock. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the south of White Gull. Westlock has a population of 4,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Athabasca. It is located about 11 miles [17 km] to the southeast of White Gull and has a population of 3,000 people.

For comparison, White Gull has a population of 24 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 from White Gull and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Bondiss   [Map]   131   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Boyle   [Map]   844   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Calling Lake   [Map]   ---   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Centre Calling Lake   [Map]   ---   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Clyde   [Map]   470   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Colinton   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Island Lake   [Map]   351   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Jarvie   [Map]   ---   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Kikino Metis Settlement   [Map]   ---   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Mewatha Beach   [Map]   167   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Plamondon   [Map]   ---   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Smith   [Map]   ---   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Thorhild   [Map]   505   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Vimy   [Map]   ---   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Whispering Hills   [Map]   125   S   Less than 2 miles

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Amber Valley   [Map]   ---   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Chisholm   [Map]   ---   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Fawcett   [Map]   ---   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Flatbush   [Map]   ---   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Grosmont   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hondo   [Map]   ---   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Island Lake South   [Map]   105   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Kilsyth   [Map]   ---   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Larkspur   [Map]   56   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Meanook   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Perryvale   [Map]   ---   S   23 miles [37 km]
Rochester   [Map]   ---   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
South Baptiste   [Map]   69   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Sunset Beach   [Map]   88   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
West Baptiste   [Map]   104   S   2 miles [3.2 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near White Gull ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for White Gull.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around White Gull. 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 White Gull ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Athabasca Airport (ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   ESE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Boyle Airport (FAA ID: CFM7)   [Map]   ESE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Calling Lake Airport (FAA ID: CFK4)   [Map]   NNE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Westlock Airport (FAA ID: CES4)   [Map]   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Barrhead Airport (FAA ID: CEP3)   [Map]   SW   59 miles [95 km]
Slave Lake Airport (YZH/CYZH)   [Map]   NW   59 miles [95 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 White Gull.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from White Gull. 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]   S   101 miles [162.5 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   S   254 miles [408.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Athabasca Airport (ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   ESE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Boyle Airport (FAA ID: CFM7)   [Map]   ESE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Calling Lake Airport (FAA ID: CFK4)   [Map]   NNE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Westlock Airport (FAA ID: CES4)   [Map]   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Barrhead Airport (FAA ID: CEP3)   [Map]   SW   59 miles [95 km]
Slave Lake Airport (YZH/CYZH)   [Map]   NW   59 miles [95 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
Athabasca Airport   (ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Slave Lake Airport   (YZH/CYZH)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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 White Gull 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. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- White Gull) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for White Gull. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from White Gull

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in White Gull. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.7863, Longitude: -113.5528     [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 White Gull), 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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