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Sunol, California

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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

Sunol is located in the (925) area code.

The ZIP code for Sunol: 94586<2>

Communities near Sunol ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Sunol and not the distance if you are driving.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Fremont   [Map]   234,962   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hayward   [Map]   160,500   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Livermore   [Map]   90,295   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Milpitas   [Map]   78,106   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mountain View   [Map]   81,438   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pleasanton   [Map]   83,007   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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Sunol. 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 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

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

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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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sunol

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sunol. The point we use 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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