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Welcome to Sunrise Beach ...

Sunrise Beach is located in Catawba County<1>.

The location of Sunrise Beach has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Sunrise Beach: Sunrise Bch.

Sunrise Beach is 920 feet [280 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Sunrise Beach is within the (828) area code.

Websites for Sunrise Beach ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.catawbachamber.org/

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

Communities Also Named Sunrise Beach ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Sunrise Beach - they are located in Alberta, Indiana, Maryland, Missouri, New Jersey, Ontario and Washington (2).

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

Communities near Sunrise Beach ...

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

  • Hickory [Catawba County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory
    • Hickory [Catawba County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Sunrise Beach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,473 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory
  • Statesville [Iredell County]
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    • Statesville [Iredell County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Sunrise Beach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,045 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Statesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Statesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Statesville<5>
  • Newton [Catawba County]
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    • Newton [Catawba County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Sunrise Beach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,224 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newton<5>
  • Conover [Catawba County]
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    • Conover [Catawba County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Sunrise Beach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,573 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conover<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Long View [Burke County]
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      • Long View [Burke County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Sunrise Beach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,951 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long View have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long View
    • Granite Falls [Caldwell County]
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      • Granite Falls [Caldwell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Sunrise Beach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,657 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granite Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granite Falls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Granite Falls<5>
    • Maiden [Catawba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maiden
      • Maiden [Catawba County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Sunrise Beach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,421 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maiden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maiden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maiden<5>
    • Troutman [Iredell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Troutman
      • Troutman [Iredell County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Sunrise Beach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,817 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Troutman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troutman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troutman<5>
    • Taylorsville [Alexander County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylorsville
      • Taylorsville [Alexander County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Sunrise Beach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,140 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville<5>
    • Hildebran [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hildebran
      • Hildebran [Burke County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Sunrise Beach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,006 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hildebran have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hildebran
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hildebran<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sunrise Beach ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Catawba County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Catawba County: www.co.catawba.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Catawba, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sunrise Beach - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sunrise Beach) 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 Sunrise Beach. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sunrise BeachOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sunrise Beach. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7626, Longitude: -81.0973       In this case, the coordinates for Sunrise Beach have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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