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Sunflower, Alabama

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The location of Sunflower

Welcome to Sunflower ...

Sunflower is located in Washington County.

Sunflower is near sea level<1>.

Time Zone: Sunflower lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Sunflower: (251)

The ZIP code for Sunflower: 36581<2>

Communities near Sunflower ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Sunflower and not the distance if you are going to drive.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Bassetts Creek   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Carlton   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Chatom   [Map]   1,211   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hobson   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Jackson   [Map]   4,790   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Leroy   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Sunflower.

Communities Also Named Sunflower ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Sunflower - they are located in Arizona, Colorado, Kansas (3), Mississippi (2), Nebraska, Pennsylvania, Utah, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Sunflower. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sunflower. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sunflower.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sunflower ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Washington County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Washington County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

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

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<2>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Sunflower). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sunflower or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sunflower) 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 Sunflower. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sunflower

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sunflower. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3792, Longitude: -88.0048     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sunflower.

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