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Welcome to Sunbright ...

The city of Sunbright is located in Morgan County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sunbright has a population of 507 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Sunbright.

Sunbright is 1,410 feet [430 m] above sea level.<4>.

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 located in the (423) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sunbright had an population of 507 people. This is a decrease of 8.15% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.13% since the 2000 Census).

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).

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.

Communities near Sunbright ...

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

  • Gernt [Fentress County]
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    • Gernt [Fentress County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Sunbright
    • Estimated population in 2014: 39,267 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gernt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gernt
  • Armathwaite [Fentress County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Armathwaite
    • Armathwaite [Fentress County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Sunbright
    • Estimated population in 2014: 11,634 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Armathwaite have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Armathwaite
  • Rogers [Cumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rogers
    • Rogers [Cumberland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Sunbright
    • Estimated population in 2014: 4,406 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rogers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rogers
  • Jamestown [Fentress County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jamestown
    • Jamestown [Fentress County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Sunbright
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,131 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jamestown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jamestown<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Huntsville [Scott County]
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      • Huntsville [Scott County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Sunbright
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,285 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntsville<6>
    • Grimsley [Fentress County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grimsley
      • Grimsley [Fentress County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Sunbright
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,167 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grimsley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grimsley<6>
    • Wartburg [Morgan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wartburg
      • Wartburg [Morgan County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Sunbright
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 901 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wartburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wartburg<6>
    • Helenwood [Scott County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Helenwood
      • Helenwood [Scott County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Sunbright
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 865 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Helenwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Helenwood<6>
    • Allardt [Fentress County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allardt
      • Allardt [Fentress County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Sunbright
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 639 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Allardt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allardt
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Allardt<6>
    • Petros [Morgan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Petros
      • Petros [Morgan County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Sunbright
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 583 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petros

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Sunbright.

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

Adding Sunbright to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Sunbright 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 Sunbright was on a map titled Map of Tennessee (from Rand McNally, 1888).

We also found Sunbright in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for 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: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Morgan, 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 Sunbright.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sunbright - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sunbright) 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 Sunbright. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SunbrightOur 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       In this case, the coordinates for Sunbright 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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