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Clayhurst, British Columbia

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Clayhurst ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Fort Saint John. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the west of Clayhurst. Fort Saint John has a population of 17,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Dawson Creek. It is located about 30 miles [48 km] to the south of Clayhurst and has a population of 11,600 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 Clayhurst and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2006
Poplar Ridge (AB)   [Map]   ---   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Doig River 206   [Map]   124   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Pouce Coupe   [Map]   739   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Taylor   [Map]   1,384   W   25 miles [40.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Bay Tree (AB)   [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Bear Canyon (AB)   [Map]     E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cherry Point (AB)   [Map]     E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Cleardale (AB)   [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Silver Valley (AB)   [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
Baldonnel   [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Briar Ridge   [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Cecil Lake   [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Doe River   [Map]     S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Farmington   [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Goodlow   [Map]     N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Pine Valley   [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Rolla   [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Shearer Dale   [Map]     S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Two Rivers   [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Clayhurst ...

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.

Cecil Lake   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the West of Clayhurst   [Map]
Cherry Point (AB)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Doe River   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Flatrock   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Goodlow   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the North   [Map]
Seven (7) Mile Corner   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Silver Valley (AB)   -   23 miles [37 km] to the East   [Map]
Sweetwater   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Tower Lake   -   23 miles [37 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Two Rivers   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the West   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Clayhurst. 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 British Columbia

    British Columbia Tourism
    Parks for British Columbia

    Fishing in British Columbia
    Hunting in British Columbia

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Clayhurst ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Fort St. John Airport (YXJ/CYXJ)   [Map]   CYXJ   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Dawson Creek Airport   [Map]   CDC3   SSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Dawson Creek Airport (IATA:YDQ)   [Map]   CYDQ   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Spirit River Airport   [Map]   CFS5   ESE   53 miles [85.3 km]
Doig Airport   [Map]   CFX3   NNE   56 miles [90.1 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 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 Clayhurst.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Clayhurst. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Fort St. John Airport (YXJ/CYXJ)   [Map]   CYXJ   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Dawson Creek Airport (IATA:YDQ)   [Map]   CYDQ   S   31 miles [49.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Dawson Creek Airport   [Map]   CDC3   SSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Spirit River Airport   [Map]   CFS5   ESE   53 miles [85.3 km]
Doig Airport   [Map]   CFX3   NNE   56 miles [90.1 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.

Fort St. John Airport   (YXJ/CYXJ)   [Map]
        Website for Fort Saint John Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Grande Prairie Airport   (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]
        Website for Grande Prairie Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Peace River Airport   (YPE/CYPE)   [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 Clayhurst. 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 Clayhurst 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 starting in Clayhurst. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Clayhurst) 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 Clayhurst. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Clayhurst

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clayhurst. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 56.1882, Longitude: -120.0307     [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 Clayhurst), 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 Clayhurst.