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Welcome to Sunbury ...

Sunbury is located in Liberty County<1>.

Sunbury is near sea level<2>.

Time Zone: Sunbury lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Sunbury: (912)

Websites for Sunbury ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.libertycounty.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Sunbury, the following might be of interest:

Adding Sunbury to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Sunbury in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Sunbury was

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Sunbury on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Sunbury ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Sunbury - they are located in British Columbia, Illinois, Iowa, New Brunswick, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Ontario and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Sunbury ...

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

  • Hinesville [Liberty County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hinesville
    • Hinesville [Liberty County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the west of Sunbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,085 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hinesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hinesville<4>
  • Richmond Hill [Bryan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richmond Hill
    • Richmond Hill [Bryan County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the north of Sunbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,408 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richmond Hill<4>
  • Garden Acres [Liberty County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garden Acres
    • Garden Acres [Liberty County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the west of Sunbury
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,713 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garden Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garden Acres
  • Montgomery [Chatham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montgomery
    • Montgomery [Chatham County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Sunbury
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,719 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Midway [Liberty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midway
      • Midway [Liberty County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the west of Sunbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,015 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midway
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midway<4>
    • Trinity [Liberty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trinity
      • Trinity [Liberty County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northwest of Sunbury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,893 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trinity have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trinity
    • Nicholsonville [Chatham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nicholsonville
      • Nicholsonville [Chatham County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Sunbury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,869 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nicholsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nicholsonville
    • Screven Fork [Liberty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Screven Fork
      • Screven Fork [Liberty County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Sunbury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 771 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Screven Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Screven Fork
    • Riceboro [Liberty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riceboro
      • Riceboro [Liberty County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the west of Sunbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 765 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riceboro have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riceboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Riceboro<4>
    • Doe Run Estates [Liberty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Doe Run Estates
      • Doe Run Estates [Liberty County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the west of Sunbury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 736 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Doe Run Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Doe Run Estates

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 Sunbury. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sunbury.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sunbury ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Georgia

About Liberty County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Liberty, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sunbury - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Sunbury) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sunbury. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SunburyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sunbury. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7679, Longitude: -81.2811    
<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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