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Welcome to Sunrise ...

Sunrise is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Sunrise lies in the Alaskan Time Zone (AKST/AKDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Sunrise: (907)

Communities near Sunrise ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Sunrise and not the distance if you drove.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Alyeska   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Anchorage   [Map]   294,356   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Artesian Village   [Map]   ---   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Fort Richardson   [Map]   ---   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Girdwood   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gleason - Historic   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Sunrise.

Communities Also Named Sunrise ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 41 communities that are also named Sunrise - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida (3), Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maryland (3), Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri (2), Nebraska, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma (2), Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee (4), Texas (4), Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sunrise.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Sunrise. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sunrise.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Sunrise:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sunrise ...

Looking for more information about Sunrise? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Sunrise? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Sunrise, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Sunrise.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sunrise - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Sunrise. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sunrise) 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 Sunrise. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sunrise

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sunrise. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 60.8867, Longitude: -149.4278     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sunrise have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sunrise.

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