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Around Pelican Narrows ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Cold Lake. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the northeast of Pelican Narrows. Cold Lake has a population of 12,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Bonnyville. It lies just east of Pelican Narrows and has a population of 5,800 people.

For comparison, Pelican Narrows has a population of 140 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 it.<2>

Community   2006
Bonnyville Beach   [Map]     97   S   Less than 2 miles
Derwent   [Map]     117   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Dewberry   [Map]     196   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Elk Point   [Map]     1,487   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Glendon   [Map]     421   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Horseshoe Bay   [Map]     214   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Myrnam   [Map]     362   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Saint Paul   [Map]     5,106   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Two Hills   [Map]     1,047   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Vilna   [Map]     274   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Pierceland (SK)   [Map]     498   E   45 miles [72.4 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Ardmore   [Map]       E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Beaverdam   [Map]       E   23 miles [37 km]
Fort Kent   [Map]       E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Franchere   [Map]       W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Goodridge   [Map]       NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Gurneyville   [Map]       SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hoselaw   [Map]       S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Iron River   [Map]       N   13 miles [20.9 km]
La Corey   [Map]       N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lindbergh   [Map]       S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Mallaig   [Map]       W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Saint Edouard   [Map]       SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Saint Lina   [Map]       W   23 miles [37 km]
Saint Vincent   [Map]       SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Therien   [Map]       W   15 miles [24.1 km]

Nearby Communities Having TripAdvisor Information ...

While we are unaware of specific information for Pelican Narrows, the following nearby communities do have TripAdvisor Tourism pages:

Communities Explored by TripAdvisor

Ardmore  -  17 miles [27.4 km] to the east northeast [Map]  

Bonnyville  -  5 miles [8 km] to the east northeast [Map]  

Cold Lake  -  32 miles [51.5 km] to the east northeast [Map]  

Elk Point  -  24 miles [38.6 km] to the south [Map]  

Glendon  -  10 miles [16.1 km] to the west [Map]  

Lindbergh  -  26 miles [41.8 km] to the south southeast [Map]  

Saint Paul  -  24 miles [38.6 km] to the southwest [Map]  

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Pelican Narrows. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

If you haven't already, you should also register your business through the Bing Business Portal.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Pelican Narrows. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see a Google satellite image of the cemetery.

Airports Near Pelican Narrows ...

It's important to note that some of the following airports are in a timezone that is different than Pelican Narrows - which is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT). When making plans (such as a reservation), keep in mind that you might need to contend with timezone differences.

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  Location  NFDC<4>
Bonnyville Airport(YBY/CYBF)   [Map]     Bonnyville  CYBF   ENE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Elk Pt. Airport   [Map]     Elk Point  CEJ6   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
St. Paul Airport(ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]     Saint Paul  CEW3   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]     Cold Lake  CEN5   ENE   29 miles [46.7 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 Pelican Narrows.

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

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  Location  NFDC
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]     Edmonton  CYEG   WSW   127 miles [204.4 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]     Saskatoon (SK) * CYXE   SE   224 miles [360.5 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]     Calgary  CYYC   SSW   253 miles [407.2 km]

Located within the Central Standard Time Zone (CST), an area that does not observe daylight saving time

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  Location  NFDC
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]     Cold Lake  CEN5   ENE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]     Lloydminster  CYLL   SSE   72 miles [115.9 km]
Viking Airport   [Map]     Viking  CEE8   SSW   89 miles [143.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)     Location  NFDC
Bonnyville Airport(YBY/CYBF)   [Map]     Bonnyville  CYBF   ENE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Elk Pt. Airport   [Map]     Elk Point  CEJ6   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
St. Paul Airport(ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]     Saint Paul  CEW3   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Two Hills Airport   [Map]     Two Hills  CEL6   SW   52 miles [83.7 km]
Lac La Biche Airport(YLB/CYLB)   [Map]     Lac la Biche  CYLB   NW   58 miles [93.3 km]

Detailed 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)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lac La Biche Airport(YLB/CYLB)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Bonnyville Airport(YBY/CYBF)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
St. Paul Airport(ZSP/CEW3)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pelican Narrows. 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 Pelican Narrows 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 that begins at Pelican Narrows. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pelican Narrows) 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 Pelican Narrows. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pelican Narrows

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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 Pelican Narrows), 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 Pelican Narrows.


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