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Around Heathbell ...

Note #1: At this time, we have very little information about Heathbell. We found a mention of this community during our research. Although we've added it to our Gazetteer, we have few details. If you can help us with Heathbell, please Contact Us.



The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Truro. It is located about 30 miles [48 km] to the southwest of Heathbell. Truro has a population of 11,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is New Glasgow. It is located about 11 miles [17 km] to the southeast of Heathbell and has a population of 9,500 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
Population
DirectionDistance
Antigonish   [Map]     4,236   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Oxford   [Map]     1,178   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Pictou   [Map]     3,813   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Stellarton   [Map]     4,717   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Stewiacke   [Map]     1,421   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Trenton   [Map]     2,741   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Westville   [Map]     3,805   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Abercrombie   [Map]       E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Alma   [Map]       SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Caribou Island   [Map]       NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Caribou River   [Map]       N   5 miles [8 km]
Caribou   [Map]       NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Central West River   [Map]       S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Durham   [Map]       SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Granton   [Map]       SE   5 miles [8 km]
Greenhill   [Map]       S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Haliburton   [Map]       E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Loch Broom   [Map]       E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Meadowville   [Map]       NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Rockfield   [Map]       S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Scotsburn   [Map]       S   Less than 2 miles
Sylvester   [Map]       SE   5 miles [8 km]

Nearby Communities Having TripAdvisor Information ...

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

Communities Explored by TripAdvisor

Greenhill  -  7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southeast [Map]  

Little Harbour  -  14 miles [22.5 km] to the east [Map]  

Millbrook  -  10 miles [16.1 km] to the south [Map]  

New Glasgow  -  11 miles [17.7 km] to the east southeast [Map]  

Pictou  -  6 miles [9.7 km] to the east [Map]  

River John  -  11 miles [17.7 km] to the west northwest [Map]  

Scotsburn  -  Less than 2 miles to the south southwest [Map]  

Seafoam  -  10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest [Map]  

Stellarton  -  11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast [Map]  

Westville  -  10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast [Map]  

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning 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) Heathbell. 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
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 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.

Airports Near Heathbell ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  Location  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Trenton Airport(ICAO: CYTN)   [Map]     Trenton  CYTN   ESE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Thorburn Airport   [Map]     Thorburn  CCZ5   ESE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fox Harbour Airport   [Map]     Fox Harbour  CFH4   WNW   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 Heathbell.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Heathbell. 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
Report  
DirectionDistance
Robert L. Stanfield Intl. (YHZ/CYHZ)   [Map]     Halifax  CYHZ   SSW   63 miles [101.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  Location  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greater Moncton Intl. (YQM/CYQM)   [Map]     Moncton (NB)  CYQM   WNW   93 miles [149.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)     Location  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Trenton Airport(ICAO: CYTN)   [Map]     Trenton  CYTN   ESE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Thorburn Airport   [Map]     Thorburn  CCZ5   ESE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fox Harbour Airport   [Map]     Fox Harbour  CFH4   WNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Debert Airport   [Map]     Debert  CCQ3   WSW   34 miles [54.7 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.

Robert L. Stanfield Intl. (YHZ/CYHZ)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Greater Moncton Intl. (YQM/CYQM)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Trenton Airport(ICAO: CYTN)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Heathbell. 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 Heathbell 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 Heathbell. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Heathbell) to Point B.

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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 Heathbell), 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 Heathbell.



 
 
 

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This page was last modified: 17 Sep 2014
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