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Welcome to Sunizona ...

Sunizona is located in Cochise County<1>.

Sunizona is 4,340 feet [1,323 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Sunizona is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel east from Sunizona, you will leave Mountain Standard Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT). In addition, you will be moving from an area that does not observe daylight saving time to one that does.

Sunizona is within the (520) area code.

Communities near Sunizona ...

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

  • Pearce [Cochise County]
  • Courtland [Cochise County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Courtland
    • Courtland [Cochise County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Sunizona
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Courtland have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Turquoise [Cochise County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Turquoise
    • Turquoise [Cochise County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Sunizona
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Turquoise have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Elfrida [Cochise County]
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    • Gleeson [Cochise County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gleeson
      • Gleeson [Cochise County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Sunizona
    • McNeal [Cochise County]
    • Camp Bowie [Cochise County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camp Bowie
      • Camp Bowie [Cochise County] was located 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the northeast of Sunizona
    • Fort Bowie [Cochise County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Bowie
      • Fort Bowie [Cochise County] was located 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the northeast of Sunizona
    • Cochise [Cochise County]
    • Dragoon [Cochise 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 Sunizona. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sunizona.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sunizona ...

Looking for more information about Sunizona? 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 Sunizona, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Sunizona.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Arizona

About Cochise County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cochise County: www.cochise.az.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 Cochise, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sunizona - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sunizona) 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 Sunizona. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sunizona

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sunizona. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8909, Longitude: -109.6526    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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