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Welcome to Sun City West ...

Sun City West is located in Maricopa County<1>.

Sun City West is 1,230 feet [375 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Sun City West lies in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time

Sun City West is located in the (623) area code.

The ZIP codes for Sun City West: 85375-85376<3>

Communities near Sun City West ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sun City West.

  • Glendale [Maricopa County]
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    • Glendale [Maricopa County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Sun City West
    • Estimated population in 2019: 252,381 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glendale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glendale<5>
  • Peoria [Maricopa County]
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    • Peoria [Maricopa County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Sun City West
    • Estimated population in 2019: 175,961 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peoria
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peoria<5>
  • Avondale [Maricopa County]
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    • Avondale [Maricopa County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Sun City West
    • Estimated population in 2019: 87,931 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Avondale<5>
  • Goodyear [Maricopa County]
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    • Goodyear [Maricopa County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Sun City West
    • Estimated population in 2019: 86,840 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goodyear<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • El Mirage [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for El Mirage
      • El Mirage [Maricopa County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the south of Sun City West
      • Estimated population in 2019: 35,753 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on El Mirage
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for El Mirage<5>
    • Tolleson [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tolleson
      • Tolleson [Maricopa County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Sun City West
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,372 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tolleson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tolleson<5>
    • Youngtown [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Youngtown
      • Youngtown [Maricopa County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Sun City West
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,859 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Youngtown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Youngtown<5>
    • Litchfield Park [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Litchfield Park
      • Litchfield Park [Maricopa County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Sun City West
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,436 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Litchfield Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Litchfield Park<5>
    • Peacock Village [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peacock Village
      • Peacock Village [Maricopa County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Sun City West
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peacock Village have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peacock Village
    • Sun City [Maricopa County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Sun City West. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sun City West.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sun City West. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Sun City West.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sun City West. See our Newspapers Page for Sun City West.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sun City West ...

Looking for more information about Sun City West? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Sun City West, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sun City West.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Maricopa County: www.maricopa.gov/

The official website for State of Arizona: https://az.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arizona's counties, including Maricopa, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sun City West - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 Sun City West). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sun City West or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Sun City West includes: 85375 & 85376.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sun City West) 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 Sun City West. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sun City West

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sun City West. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6630, Longitude: -112.3415    
<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 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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