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Welcome to West Sunbury ...

West Sunbury is located in Butler County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, West Sunbury has a population of 181 people<3> (see below for details).

West Sunbury is 1,420 feet [433 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, West Sunbury had an population of 181 people. This is a decrease of 5.73% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 74.04% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, West Sunbury had a population of 192 people. This makes West Sunbury the county's 23rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 192 people, the population of West Sunbury increased 84.62% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 104 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for West Sunbury.

Communities near West Sunbury ...

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

  • Butler [Butler County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Butler
    • Butler [Butler County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of West Sunbury
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,885 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butler
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Butler<6>
  • Zelienople [Butler County]
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    • Zelienople [Butler County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of West Sunbury
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,603 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Zelienople have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Zelienople<6>
  • Slippery Rock [Butler County]
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    • Slippery Rock [Butler County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of West Sunbury
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,531 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slippery Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slippery Rock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Slippery Rock<6>
  • Evans City [Butler County]
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    • Evans City [Butler County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of West Sunbury
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,710 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evans City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Evans City<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Saxonburg [Butler County]
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      • Saxonburg [Butler County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of West Sunbury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,438 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saxonburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saxonburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saxonburg<6>
    • Prospect [Butler County]
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      • Prospect [Butler County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of West Sunbury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,109 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prospect have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prospect
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prospect<6>
    • Chicora [Butler County]
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      • Chicora [Butler County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of West Sunbury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 957 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chicora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chicora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chicora<6>
    • East Brady [Clarion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Brady
      • East Brady [Clarion County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of West Sunbury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 906 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Brady have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Brady
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Brady<6>
    • Harrisville [Butler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisville
      • Harrisville [Butler County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of West Sunbury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 858 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisville<6>
    • Harmony [Butler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harmony
      • Harmony [Butler County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of West Sunbury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 840 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harmony have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harmony
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harmony<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Sunbury ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Pennsylvania

About Butler County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Butler County: www.co.butler.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Butler, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for West Sunbury.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around West Sunbury - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- West 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 West Sunbury. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from West Sunbury

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Sunbury. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0084, Longitude: -79.8992       In this case, the coordinates for West Sunbury have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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