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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Sunset, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Sunset and the surrounding area.

  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks across the sky.
    • To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass this GPS location for Sunset:
    • 35.810358, -94.013255
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Sunset
  • Waymarking ...
    • Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
    • Waymark.com

Communities Also Named Sunset ...

We have found 51 communities that share the name Sunset.

There is one other community in Arkansas which is also named Sunset.

Beyond Arkansas, we know of another 50 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 50 communities, 50 are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Located In Arkansas ...
    • Crittenden County
      • This Sunset is located in Crittenden County and lies 217 miles [349.2 km]<1> to the east of the Sunset that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Crittenden County community of Sunset.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Jackson County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Alabama community of Sunset [Jackson County].
    • Arizona
      • Graham County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arizona community of Sunset [Graham County].
      • Navajo County
      • This community is historic and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arizona community of Sunset [Navajo County].
    • British Columbia
      • This Sunset lies 1,728 miles [2,780.9 km]<1> to the northwest of the Sunset that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
    • California
      • Humboldt County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the California community of Sunset [Humboldt County].
      • San Francisco County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the California community of Sunset [San Francisco County].
      • Sutter County
      • This Sunset is located in Sutter County and lies 1,525 miles [2,454.2 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Sunset that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sutter County community of Sunset.
    • Colorado
      • Boulder County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Colorado community of Sunset [Boulder County].
      • Pueblo County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Colorado community of Sunset [Pueblo County].
    • Florida
      • Hillsborough County
      • This Sunset is located in Hillsborough County and lies 868 miles [1,396.9 km]<1> to the southeast of the Sunset that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hillsborough County community of Sunset.
      • Miami-Dade County
      • This Sunset is located in Miami-Dade County and lies 1,067 miles [1,717.2 km] to the southeast of the Sunset that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Miami-Dade County community of Sunset.
    • Georgia
      • Colquitt County
      • This Sunset is located in Colquitt County and lies 671 miles [1,079.9 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Sunset that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Colquitt County community of Sunset.
    • Idaho
      • Shoshone County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Idaho community of Sunset [Shoshone County].
    • Illinois
      • Kane County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Illinois community of Sunset [Kane County].
    • Kansas
      • Morton County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Sunset [Morton County].
      • Republic County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Sunset [Republic County].
      • Seward County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Sunset [Seward County].
      • Sumner County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Sunset [Sumner County].
    • Kentucky
      • Fleming County
      • This Sunset is located in Fleming County and lies 593 miles [954.3 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Sunset that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fleming County community of Sunset.
    • Louisiana
      • Saint Landry Parish
      • This Sunset is located in Saint Landry Parish and lies 389 miles [626 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Sunset that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Landry Parish community of Sunset.
    • Maine
      • Hancock County
      • This Sunset is located in Hancock County and lies 1,451 miles [2,335.2 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Sunset that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hancock County community of Sunset.
    • Maryland
      • Calvert County
      • This Sunset is located in Calvert County and lies 976 miles [1,570.7 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Sunset that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Calvert County community of Sunset.
    • Mississippi
      • Covington County
      • This Sunset is located in Covington County and lies 381 miles [613.2 km]<1> to the southeast of the Sunset that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Covington County community of Sunset.
      • Oktibbeha County
      • This Sunset is located in Oktibbeha County and lies 335 miles [539.1 km] to the east southeast of the Sunset that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Oktibbeha County community of Sunset.
    • Missouri
      • Polk County
      • This Sunset is located in Polk County and lies 126 miles [202.8 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Sunset that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Polk County community of Sunset.
    • Montana
      • Deer Lodge County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Montana community of Sunset [Deer Lodge County].
      • Missoula County
      • This Sunset is located in Missoula County and lies 1,261 miles [2,029.4 km]<1> to the northwest of the Sunset that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Missoula County community of Sunset.
    • Nevada
      • Clark County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Clark County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clark County community of Sunset.
    • New Mexico
      • Lincoln County
      • This Sunset is located in Lincoln County and lies 651 miles [1,047.7 km]<1> to the west of the Sunset that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lincoln County community of Sunset.
    • New York
      • Kings County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the New York community of Sunset [Kings County].
    • Oklahoma
      • Custer County
      • This Sunset is located in Custer County and lies 277 miles [445.8 km]<1> to the west of the Sunset that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Custer County community of Sunset.
    • Oregon
      • Baker County
      • This Sunset is located in Baker County and lies 1,357 miles [2,183.9 km]<1> to the northwest of the Sunset that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Baker County community of Sunset.
      • Clackamas County
      • This Sunset is located in Clackamas County and lies 1,627 miles [2,618.4 km] to the west northwest of the Sunset that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clackamas County community of Sunset.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Butler County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Sunset [Butler County].
      • Lebanon County
      • This Sunset is located in Lebanon County and lies 1,004 miles [1,615.8 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Sunset that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lebanon County community of Sunset.
      • Washington County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Sunset [Washington County].
    • South Carolina
      • Pickens County
      • This Sunset is located in Pickens County and lies 633 miles [1,018.7 km]<1> to the east of the Sunset that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pickens County community of Sunset.
    • Tennessee
      • Carter County
      • This Sunset is located in Carter County and lies 654 miles [1,052.5 km]<1> to the east of the Sunset that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Carter County community of Sunset.
      • Grainger County
      • This Sunset is located in Grainger County and lies 582 miles [936.6 km] to the east of the Sunset that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grainger County community of Sunset.
      • Pickett County
      • This Sunset is located in Pickett County and lies 495 miles [796.6 km] to the east of the Sunset that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pickett County community of Sunset.
    • Texas
      • Knox County
      • This Sunset is located in Knox County and lies 362 miles [582.6 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Sunset that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Knox County community of Sunset.
      • Lubbock County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Texas community of Sunset [Lubbock County].
      • Montague County
      • This Sunset is located in Montague County and lies 268 miles [431.3 km] to the southwest of the Sunset that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Montague County community of Sunset.
      • Starr County
      • This Sunset is located in Starr County and lies 713 miles [1,147.5 km] to the south southwest of the Sunset that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Starr County community of Sunset.
    • Utah
      • Davis County
      • This Sunset is located in Davis County and lies 1,038 miles [1,670.5 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Sunset that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Davis County community of Sunset.
    • Washington
      • Skagit County
      • This Sunset is located in Skagit County and lies 1,683 miles [2,708.5 km]<1> to the northwest of the Sunset that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Skagit County community of Sunset.
      • Walla Walla County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Washington community of Sunset [Walla Walla County].
      • Whitman County
      • This Sunset is located in Whitman County and lies 1,435 miles [2,309.4 km] to the northwest of the Sunset that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Whitman County community of Sunset.
    • West Virginia
      • Pocahontas County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the West Virginia community of Sunset [Pocahontas County].
    • Wisconsin
      • Marathon County
      • This Sunset is located in Marathon County and lies 677 miles [1,089.5 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Sunset that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marathon County community of Sunset.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Sunset ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Artist Point [Crawford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Artist Point
    • Artist Point [Crawford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Sunset
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Artist Point have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Artist Point
  • Cannon Creek [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cannon Creek
    • Cannon Creek [Madison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Sunset
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cannon Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cannon Creek
  • Carter [Washington County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carter
    • Carter [Washington County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Sunset
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carter have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Combs [Madison County]
  • Continue List   (7 more) ...
    • Crosses [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crosses
      • Crosses [Madison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Sunset
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crosses have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crosses
    • Hazel Valley [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazel Valley
      • Hazel Valley [Washington County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Sunset
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazel Valley
    • Health [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Health
      • Health [Madison County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Sunset
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Health have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Health
    • Hicks [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hicks
      • Hicks [Washington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Sunset
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hicks have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hicks
    • Mountain Crest [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Crest
      • Mountain Crest [Franklin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Sunset
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Crest have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Crest
    • Patrick [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patrick
      • Patrick [Madison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Sunset
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Patrick have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patrick
    • Porters Store [Washington County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Porters Store
      • Porters Store [Washington County] was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Sunset
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Porters Store have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Sunset. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

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    • Roy Buchanan     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Ozark (Arkansas) on Saturday September 23, 1939 and died in Fairfax Hills (Virginia) on Sunday August 14, 1988 at the age of 48. He is buried at Columbia Gardens Cemetery (Arlington County, Virginia).
      • Ozark is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the southeast of Sunset.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Roy Buchanan<6>
    • Paul 'Daffy' Dean     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Lucas (Arkansas) on Thursday August 14, 1913 and died in Springdale (Arkansas) on Tueday March 17, 1981 at the age of 67. He is buried at Oakland Memorial Cemetery (Johnson County, Arkansas).
      • Springdale is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the north of Sunset.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Paul 'Daffy' Dean<6>
    • John Sherman 'Sherm' Lollar     (Major League Baseball)

How Far From Sunset to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Sunset to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Sunset and extending to:

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    • Fayetteville, which is the Seat of Washington County and lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the north northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Sunset to Fayetteville, with an average speed<7> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
    • Little Rock, which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 123 miles [197.9 km] to the southeast (SE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 954 miles [1,535.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 38 days and walking would take 55 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,722 miles [10,818 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,458 miles [12,002.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,338 miles [8,590.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Washington County: www.co.washington.ar.us/

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sunset) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sunset. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8104, Longitude: -94.0133       In this case, the coordinates for Sunset have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Sunset, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<3>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Sunset could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<4>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<7>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<8>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Sunset to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 318.411 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 315.086 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.977 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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