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Welcome to Sunset Beach ...

Sunset Beach is located in Orleans County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Sunset Beach: Sunset Bch.

Sunset Beach is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Sunset Beach is within the boundaries of the (585) area code.

Communities Also Named Sunset Beach ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New York communities named Sunset Beach: This one is located in Orleans County and the other is located in Niagara County.

Beyond New York, there are 30 communities that are also named Sunset Beach - they are located in Alberta, British Columbia, California (2), Florida (2), Hawaii, Maryland, Michigan (2), New Jersey (2), North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario (5), Oregon, Saskatchewan, Washington (5), West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Sunset Beach ...

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

  • Hamlin
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    • Hamlin lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Sunset Beach.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,949 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamlin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamlin
  • Albion
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    • Albion lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Sunset Beach.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,944 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albion
  • Brockport
  • Clarkson
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    • Clarkson lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Sunset Beach.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,072 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarkson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarkson
  • Ridgeway
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    • Ridgeway lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Sunset Beach.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,243 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgeway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeway
  • Albion
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albion
    • Albion lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Sunset Beach.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,744 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albion<5>
  • Medina
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Medina
    • Medina lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Sunset Beach.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,584 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Medina
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Medina<5>
  • Shelby
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    • Shelby lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Sunset Beach.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,977 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shelby have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelby
  • Murray
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    • Murray lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Sunset Beach.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,613 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murray have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murray
  • Hartland
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    • Hartland lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Sunset Beach.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,956 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartland

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sunset Beach ...

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

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

The official website for Orleans County: www.orleansny.com/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Orleans, 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 Sunset Beach - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Sunset Beach) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sunset Beach. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3712, Longitude: -78.2722       In this case, the coordinates for Sunset 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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