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Silver Falls, Manitoba

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Silver Falls.

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Around Silver Falls ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Selkirk. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the southwest of Silver Falls. Selkirk has a population of 9,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Beausejour. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the southwest of Silver Falls and has a population of 3,100 people.

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

Community   2006
Black River 9   [Map]   460   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Dunnottar   [Map]   692   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Garson   [Map]   ---   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Gimli   [Map]   ---   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Lac Du Bonnet   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Pinawa   [Map]   1,430   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Pine Falls   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Powerview   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Winnipeg Beach   [Map]   1,017   W   38 miles [61.2 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Bird River   [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Brightstone   [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Crescent Bay   [Map]     S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fort Alexander   [Map]     NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Glenmoor   [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Great Falls   [Map]     SE   5 miles [8 km]
Lee River   [Map]     SE   18 miles [29 km]
Lettonia   [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
McArthur Falls   [Map]     SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Pinawa Bay   [Map]     SE   18 miles [29 km]
Saint Georges   [Map]     NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Spring Well   [Map]     SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Stead   [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Thalberg   [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Wendigo Beach   [Map]     SE   13 miles [20.9 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Silver Falls ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names 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.

Brightstone   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the South of Silver Falls   [Map]
Crescent Bay   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Great Falls   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Lee River   -   18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Pine Falls   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Powerview   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Spring Well   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
White Mud Falls   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Silver Falls. 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 Manitoba

    Manitoba Tourism
    Parks for Manitoba

    Fishing in Manitoba
    Hunting in Manitoba

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Silver Falls ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Lac du Bonnet Airport(ICAO: CYAX)   [Map]   CYAX   SSE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lac du Bonnet Airport   [Map]   CJP7   ESE   17 miles [27.4 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 Silver Falls.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Silver Falls. 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
Winnipeg Intl. (YWG/CYWG)   [Map]   CYWG   SW   65 miles [104.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Kenora Airport (YQK/CYQK)   [Map]   CYQK   ESE   91 miles [146.5 km]
Red Lake Airport (YRL/CYRL)   [Map]   CYRL   ENE   107 miles [172.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Lac du Bonnet Airport(ICAO: CYAX)   [Map]   CYAX   SSE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lac du Bonnet Airport   [Map]   CJP7   ESE   17 miles [27.4 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.

Winnipeg Intl.   (YWG/CYWG)   [Map]
        Website for Winnipeg - James Armstrong Richardson International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Kenora Airport   (YQK/CYQK)   [Map]
        Website for Kenora Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Red Lake Airport   (YRL/CYRL)   [Map]
        Website for Red Lake Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lac du Bonnet Airport   (ICAO: CYAX)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Gimli Industrial Park Airport   (YGM/CYGM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
St. Andrews Airport   (YAV/CYAV)   [Map]
        Website for Saint Andrews Airport
        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 Silver Falls. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Manitoba: www.gov.mb.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Silver Falls 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 from Silver Falls. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Silver Falls) 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 Silver Falls. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Silver Falls

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Silver Falls. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.5146, Longitude: -96.0994     [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 Silver Falls), 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 Silver Falls.