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Welcome to Sunol ...

Sunol is located in Alameda County.

Sunol was established in 1871.

Sunol is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

The area code for Sunol: (925)

The ZIP code for Sunol: 94586<2>

Communities near Sunol ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Fremont   [Map]   233,136   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hayward   [Map]   158,937   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Livermore   [Map]   89,115   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Milpitas   [Map]   77,528   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mountain View   [Map]   80,447   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pleasanton   [Map]   82,270   N   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Sunol ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Sunol - they are located in Kentucky, Nebraska and Pennsylvania.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Sunol. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sunol. 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 Sunol.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sunol ...

Looking for more information about Sunol? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Sunol, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Sunol.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Sunol. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
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Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Alameda County: www.acgov.org/

The official website for State of California: www.state.ca.us/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sunol - 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 Sunol). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sunol or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Sunol. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sunol) 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 Sunol. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sunol

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sunol. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5939, Longitude: -121.8885     [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 Sunol.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Sunol.