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Welcome to Sunnyside ...

The city of Sunnyside is located in Yakima County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sunnyside has a population of 16,859 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Sunnyside is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Sunnyside lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Sunnyside: (509)

The ZIP code for Sunnyside: 98944<4>

Websites for Sunnyside ...

Official Website: www.ci.sunnyside.wa.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sunnyside had an population of 16,859 people. This is an increase of 6.31% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 21.24% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sunnyside had a population of 15,858 people (or 6.52% of the total population of Yakima County). This makes Sunnyside the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Sunnyside represents 0.24% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 62nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 15,858 people, the population of Sunnyside increased 14.05% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 13,905 people).

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

Communities Also Named Sunnyside ...

While we believe that this Sunnyside is located in Yakima County, we know of another 3 Washington communities named Sunnyside. Those communities are located in the following counties: Clark, Snohomish and Whatcom County.

Beyond Washington, there are 106 communities that are also named Sunnyside - they are located in Alabama, Alaska, Alberta, Arizona, Arkansas (2), British Columbia (2), California (5), Colorado (4), Connecticut (2), Florida (6), Georgia (3), Idaho (2), Illinois (4), Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maryland (4), Massachusetts, Michigan (3), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (4), Newfoundland and Labrador (3), North Carolina (7), North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario (3), Oregon (3), Pennsylvania (7), South Carolina (2), Tennessee (7), Texas (3), Utah, Virginia (3), West Virginia (3) and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Sunnyside ...

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

  • Grandview [Yakima County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grandview
    • Grandview [Yakima County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Sunnyside
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,029 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grandview
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grandview<6>
  • Toppenish [Yakima County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toppenish
    • Toppenish [Yakima County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Sunnyside
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,766 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toppenish
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Toppenish<6>
  • Prosser [Benton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prosser
    • Prosser [Benton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Sunnyside
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,398 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prosser
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prosser<6>
  • Granger [Yakima County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Granger
    • Granger [Yakima County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Sunnyside
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,882 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granger
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Granger<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Zillah [Yakima County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zillah
      • Zillah [Yakima County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Sunnyside
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,135 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zillah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Zillah<6>
    • Mabton [Yakima County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mabton
      • Mabton [Yakima County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Sunnyside
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,267 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mabton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mabton<6>
    • Outlook [Yakima County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Outlook
      • Outlook [Yakima County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Sunnyside
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Outlook
    • Satus [Yakima County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Satus
      • Satus [Yakima County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Sunnyside
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Satus have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Satus
    • Byron [Yakima County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Byron
      • Byron [Yakima County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Sunnyside
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byron
    • Buena [Yakima County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sunnyside ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Washington

About Yakima County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Sunnyside: www.ci.sunnyside.wa.us/

The official website for Yakima County: www.pan.co.yakima.wa.us/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Yakima, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sunnyside.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sunnyside - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Sunnyside). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sunnyside or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Sunnyside) 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 Sunnyside. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SunnysideOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sunnyside. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.3238, Longitude: -120.0062    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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