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Welcome to Sunnyside ...

The city of Sunnyside is located in Yakima County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Sunnyside has a population of 16,407 people<1> (see below for details).

Sunnyside is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Sunnyside lies within the (509) area code.

The ZIP code for Sunnyside: 98944<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sunnyside had a population of 15,858 people (which is 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 (that had a count of 13,905 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Sunnyside had an population of 16,407 people. This is an increase of 3.46% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.99% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Sunnyside ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Buena   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Byron   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Grandview   [Map]   11,129   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Granger   [Map]   3,772   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Mabton   [Map]   2,284   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Outlook   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Sunnyside. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Sunnyside.

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

Websites for Sunnyside ...

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

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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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.

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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: www.access.wa.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sunnyside.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sunnyside - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Sunnyside. 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sunnyside

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sunnyside. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.3238, Longitude: -120.0062     [Map].

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