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Sunbright, Tennessee

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The location of Sunbright

Welcome to Sunbright ...

The city of Sunbright is located in Morgan County.

The location of Sunbright has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Sunbright has a population of 531 people<2> (see below for details).

Sunbright is 1,410 feet [430 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Sunbright (for example, toward Grimsley), you will soon leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Sunbright is within the boundaries of the (423) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sunbright had a population of 552 people. This makes Sunbright the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 552 people, the population of Sunbright decreased 4.33% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 577 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Sunbright had an population of 531 people. This is a decrease of 3.8% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.97% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Sunbright.

Communities Also Named Sunbright ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Sunbright - it's located in Virginia.

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

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 Sunbright. 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 Sunbright. 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 Sunbright.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Sunbright:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sunbright ...

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

Communities near Sunbright ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Gernt   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the North (N) of Sunbright

Located in Fentress County

Armathwaite   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Sunbright

Located in Fentress County

Rogers   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Sunbright

Located in Cumberland County

Jamestown   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Sunbright

Located in Fentress County

Huntsville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Sunbright

Located in Scott County

Grimsley   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Sunbright

Located in Fentress County

Wartburg   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Sunbright

Helenwood   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Sunbright

Located in Scott County

Allardt   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Sunbright

Located in Fentress County

Petros   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Sunbright

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Sunbright.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Tennessee

About Morgan County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Tennessee:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sunbright.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sunbright - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Sunbright) 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 Sunbright. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sunbright

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sunbright. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2433, Longitude: -84.6807     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sunbright have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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