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 The location of Thornhill 

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Around Thornhill ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Winkler. It is located about 13 miles [20 km] to the east of Thornhill. Winkler has a population of 9,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Morden. It lies just east of Thornhill and has a population of 6,600 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 Thornhill and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2006
Altona   [Map]     3,709   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Carman   [Map]     2,880   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Emerson   [Map]     689   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Gretna   [Map]     574   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Manitou   [Map]     718   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Morris   [Map]     1,643   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Notre Dame de Lourdes   [Map]     589   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Pilot Mound   [Map]     630   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Plum Coulee   [Map]     770   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Saint Claude   [Map]     588   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Treherne   [Map]     646   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Cavalier (ND)   [Map]     ---   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Langdon (ND)   [Map]     ---   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Pembina (ND)   [Map]     ---   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Walhalla (ND)   [Map]     ---   SE   23 miles [37 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Binney   [Map]       W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Brown   [Map]       S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Chortitz   [Map]       E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Darlingford   [Map]       W   5 miles [8 km]
Deerwood   [Map]       NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Glencross   [Map]       SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hochfeld   [Map]       SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Jordan   [Map]       NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Kaleida   [Map]       SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Miami   [Map]       N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Osterwick   [Map]       SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Reinfeld   [Map]       E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Rosebank   [Map]       NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Schanzenfeld   [Map]       E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Windygates   [Map]       SW   15 miles [24.1 km]

Nearby Communities Having TripAdvisor Information ...

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

Communities Explored by TripAdvisor

Altona  -  30 miles [48.3 km] to the east southeast [Map]  

Carman  -  23 miles [37 km] to the north northeast [Map]  

Crystal City  -  32 miles [51.5 km] to the west [Map]  

Elm Creek  -  33 miles [53.1 km] to the north northeast [Map]  

Gretna  -  33 miles [53.1 km] to the east southeast [Map]  

La Riviere  -  20 miles [32.2 km] to the west northwest [Map]  

Miami  -  11 miles [17.7 km] to the north [Map]  

Morden  -  5 miles [8 km] to the east [Map]  

Winkler  -  13 miles [20.9 km] to the east [Map]  

Langdon  -  30 miles [48.3 km] to the south southwest [Map]  

Walhalla  -  23 miles [37 km] to the southeast [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) Thornhill. 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 Thornhill.

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

Airports Near Thornhill ...

It's important to note that some of the following airports are in a timezone that is different than Thornhill - 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 Thornhill.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  Location  NFDC<4>
Morden Rgnl. Aero   [Map]     Morden  CJA3   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Winkler Airport   [Map]     Winkler  CKZ7   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Manitou Airport   [Map]     Manitou  CKG5   WNW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Somerset Airport   [Map]     Somerset  CKC8   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Crystal City Muni.   [Map]     Crystal City  CKZ6   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Altona Muni.   [Map]     Altona  CJL6   ESE   32 miles [51.5 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 Thornhill.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Thornhill. 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
Winnipeg Intl. (YWG/CYWG)   [Map]     Winnipeg  CYWG   NE   66 miles [106.2 km]
Regina Intl. (YQR/CYQR)   [Map]     Regina (SK) * CYQR   WNW   298 miles [479.6 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   NW   91 miles [146.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)     Location  NFDC
Morden Rgnl. Aero   [Map]     Morden  CJA3   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Winkler Airport   [Map]     Winkler  CKZ7   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Manitou Airport   [Map]     Manitou  CKG5   WNW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Somerset Airport   [Map]     Somerset  CKC8   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Crystal City Muni.   [Map]     Crystal City  CKZ6   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Altona Muni.   [Map]     Altona  CJL6   ESE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Treherne Airport   [Map]     Treherne  CKU2   NNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Treherne Airport   [Map]     Treherne  CTN6   NNW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Rosenort Airport   [Map]     Rosenort  CKJ2   ENE   40 miles [64.4 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.

Winnipeg Intl. (YWG/CYWG)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Regina Intl. (YQR/CYQR)
  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 Thornhill. 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 Thornhill:

Footnotes ...

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

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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 Thornhill), 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 Thornhill.


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