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Woodhouse, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Woodhouse ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Lethbridge. It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the southeast of Woodhouse. Lethbridge has a population of 83,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is High River. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the north of Woodhouse and has a population of 12,900 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 Woodhouse and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2006
Blairmore   [Map]   ---   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Claresholm   [Map]   3,700   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Coaldale   [Map]   6,177   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Coalhurst   [Map]   1,523   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Crowsnest Pass   [Map]   5,749   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Fort MacLeod   [Map]   3,072   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Granum   [Map]   415   S   5 miles [8 km]
Magrath   [Map]   2,081   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Nanton   [Map]   2,055   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Nobleford   [Map]   689   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Picture Butte   [Map]   1,592   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Pincher Creek   [Map]   3,625   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Shaughnessy   [Map]   ---   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Stavely   [Map]   435   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Vulcan   [Map]   1,940   N   33 miles [53.1 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Barons   [Map]   276   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Brocket   [Map]   ---   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Carmangay   [Map]   336   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Champion   [Map]   364   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Diamond City   [Map]   ---   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Eastview Acres   [Map]   ---   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Furman   [Map]   ---   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Kirkcaldy   [Map]   ---   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Maycroft   [Map]   ---   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Monarch   [Map]   ---   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Parkland Beach   [Map]   135   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Parkland   [Map]   ---   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Pincher Station   [Map]   ---   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Springridge   [Map]   ---   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Sunset Acres   [Map]   ---   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Woodhouse ...

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.

Champion   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the Northeast of Woodhouse   [Map]
Diamond City   -   34 miles [54.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Ensign   -   35 miles [56.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Maycroft   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Monarch   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Picture Butte   -   33 miles [53.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Pincher Creek   -   36 miles [57.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Pincher Station   -   34 miles [54.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Stand Off   -   35 miles [56.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Vulcan   -   33 miles [53.1 km] to the North   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Woodhouse ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Claresholm Industrial Airport   [Map]   CEJ4   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Fort Macleod Airport   [Map]   CEY3   SSE   18 miles [29 km]
Vulcan Airport   [Map]   CFX6   NNE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Pincher Creek Airport(WPC/CZPC)   [Map]   CZPC   SW   36 miles [57.9 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 Woodhouse.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Woodhouse. 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
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   NNW   83 miles [133.6 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   N   231 miles [371.8 km]
Kelowna Intl. (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   CYLW   W   259 miles [416.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Lethbridge Co. Airport(YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   CYQL   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Canadian Rockies Intl. (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]   CYXC   WSW   102 miles [164.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Claresholm Industrial Airport   [Map]   CEJ4   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Fort Macleod Airport   [Map]   CEY3   SSE   18 miles [29 km]
Vulcan Airport   [Map]   CFX6   NNE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Pincher Creek Airport(WPC/CZPC)   [Map]   CZPC   SW   36 miles [57.9 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.

Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
        Website for Calgary International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
        Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
        Website for Kelowna International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Canadian Rockies Intl.   (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]
        Website for Cranbrook / Canadian Rockies International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Pincher Creek Airport   (WPC/CZPC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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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 Woodhouse 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 that stretches from Woodhouse. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Woodhouse) 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 Woodhouse. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Woodhouse

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Woodhouse. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.9500, Longitude: -113.5333     [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 Woodhouse), 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 Woodhouse.