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Sun City, California

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Welcome to Sun City ...

Sun City is located in Riverside County.

Sun City is 1,420 feet [433 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Sun City lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Sun City: (951)

The ZIP codes for Sun City: 92585-92587<2>

Communities near Sun City ...

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 Sun City and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Beaumont   [Map]   46,967   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Canyon Lake   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hemet   [Map]   85,160   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lake Elsinore   [Map]   66,411   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Moreno Valley   [Map]   207,226   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Murrieta   [Map]   113,326   S   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Sun City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Sun City - they are located in Arizona, Florida, Kansas and Texas.

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

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 Sun City. 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 Sun City. 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 Sun City. Our list includes 6 papers.

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

Websites for Sun City ...

Chamber of Commerce:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sun City ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sun City - 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 Sun City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sun City 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 includes: 92585, 92586 & 92587.

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<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Sun City) 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. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sun City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sun City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7095, Longitude: -117.1975     [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 Sun City.

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