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Around Pierson ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Virden. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the north of Pierson. Virden has a population of 3,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Bottineau (ND). It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the southeast of Pierson and has a population of 2,300 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 Pierson and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2006
Deloraine   [Map]     977   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Hartney   [Map]     400   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Melita   [Map]     1,051   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Oak Lake   [Map]     363   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Glenburn (ND)   [Map]     ---   S   46 miles [74 km]
Lansford (ND)   [Map]     ---   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Mohall (ND)   [Map]     ---   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Sherwood (ND)   [Map]     ---   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Westhope (ND)   [Map]     ---   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Alameda (SK)   [Map]     308   W   46 miles [74 km]
Carnduff (SK)   [Map]     1,012   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Manor (SK)   [Map]     312   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Maryfield (SK)   [Map]     347   N   46 miles [74 km]
Oxbow (SK)   [Map]     1,139   W   41 miles [66 km]
Redvers (SK)   [Map]     878   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Bede   [Map]     ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Broomhill   [Map]     ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Coulter   [Map]     ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Dalny   [Map]     ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Elva   [Map]     ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lyleton   [Map]     ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Napinka   [Map]     ---   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Sinclair   [Map]     ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Tilston   [Map]     ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Waskada   [Map]     199   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Antler (ND)   [Map]     ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Carievale (SK)   [Map]     241   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fertile (SK)   [Map]     ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Gainsborough (SK)   [Map]     250   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Storthoaks (SK)   [Map]     82   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]

Nearby Communities Having TripAdvisor Information ...

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

Communities Explored by TripAdvisor

Melita  -  13 miles [20.9 km] to the east northeast [Map]  

Antler  -  14 miles [22.5 km] to the south [Map]  

Maxbass  -  32 miles [51.5 km] to the south [Map]  

Mohall  -  31 miles [49.9 km] to the south southwest [Map]  

Sherwood  -  23 miles [37 km] to the southwest [Map]  

Tolley  -  40 miles [64.4 km] to the southwest [Map]  

Carnduff  -  24 miles [38.6 km] to the west [Map]  

Gainsborough  -  9 miles [14.5 km] to the west [Map]  

Oxbow  -  41 miles [66 km] to the west [Map]  

Redvers  -  33 miles [53.1 km] to the northwest [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) Pierson. 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 Pierson.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Pierson. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see a Google satellite image of the cemetery.

Airports Near Pierson ...

It's important to note that some of the following airports are in a timezone that is different than Pierson - which is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT). 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 Pierson.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  Location  NFDC<4>
Gainsborough Airport   [Map]     Gainsborough (SK) * CKY6   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Melita Airport   [Map]     Melita  CJT5   ENE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Pipestone Airport   [Map]     Pipestone  CRP2   NNE   28 miles [45.1 km]

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

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 Pierson.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Pierson. 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
Regina Intl. (YQR/CYQR)   [Map]     Regina (SK) * CYQR   WNW   174 miles [280 km]
Winnipeg Intl. (YWG/CYWG)   [Map]     Winnipeg  CYWG   ENE   186 miles [299.3 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
Brandon Muni.(YBR/CYBR)   [Map]     Brandon  CYBR   NE   76 miles [122.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)     Location  NFDC
Gainsborough Airport   [Map]     Gainsborough (SK) * CKY6   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Melita Airport   [Map]     Melita  CJT5   ENE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Pipestone Airport   [Map]     Pipestone  CRP2   NNE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Deloraine Airport   [Map]     Deloraine  CJJ4   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Hartney Airport   [Map]     Hartney  CKT5   ENE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Oxbow Airport   [Map]     Oxbow (SK) * CJW2   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Virden (Gabrielle Farm) Airport   [Map]     Virden  CKR7   NNE   43 miles [69.2 km]

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

Detailed Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Regina Intl. (YQR/CYQR)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Winnipeg Intl. (YWG/CYWG)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Brandon Muni.(YBR/CYBR)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pierson. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The Panormaio website contains photo collections that might contain pictures for the area around Pierson:

Footnotes ...

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

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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 Pierson), 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 Pierson.


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