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Sun Valley, Arizona
(Navajo County)

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Welcome to Sun Valley ...

Sun Valley is located in Navajo County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Sun Valley: Sun Vly. (or less commonly used: Sun Vally. or Sun Vlly.)

Sun Valley is 5,280 feet [1,609 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Sun Valley is 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Sun Valley lies within the (928) area code.

The ZIP code for Sun Valley: 86029<3>

Communities Also Named Sun Valley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Arizona communities named Sun Valley: This one is located in Navajo County and the other is located in Gila County.

Beyond Arizona, there are 28 communities that are also named Sun Valley - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, California, Florida, Georgia (3), Idaho, Maryland (2), Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, Tennessee, Texas (4), Virginia (2) and West Virginia (3).

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

Communities near Sun Valley ...

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

  • Holbrook [Navajo County]
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    • Holbrook [Navajo County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Sun Valley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,084 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holbrook<5>
  • Clearview Heights [Navajo County]
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    • Clearview Heights [Navajo County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Sun Valley
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  • Adamana [Apache County] - Historic
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    • Adamana [Apache County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Sun Valley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Adamana have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Woodruff [Navajo County]
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    • Joseph City [Navajo County]
    • Indian Wells [Navajo County]
    • Snowflake [Navajo County]
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      • Snowflake [Navajo County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<4> to the south of Sun Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,995 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Snowflake<5>
    • Taylor [Navajo County]
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      • Taylor [Navajo County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<4> to the south of Sun Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,321 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylor<5>
    • Winslow [Navajo County]
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      • Winslow [Navajo County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<4> to the west of Sun Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,338 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winslow
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winslow<5>
    • Chambers [Apache 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 Valley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sun Valley.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sun Valley. 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 Valley.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sun Valley ...

Looking for more information about Sun Valley? 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 Valley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sun Valley.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Navajo County:

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arizona's counties, including Navajo, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sun Valley - 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 Valley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sun Valley or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>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- Sun Valley) 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 Valley. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sun Valley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sun Valley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9767, Longitude: -110.0582    
<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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