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Sunset Beach, Washington
(Island County)

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The location of Sunset Beach

Welcome to Sunset Beach ...

Sunset Beach is located in Island County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Sunset Beach: Sunset Bch.

Sunset Beach is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Sunset Beach lies within the (360) area code.

Communities near Sunset Beach ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Arlington   [Map]   19,212   E   18 miles [29 km]
Coupeville   [Map]   1,928   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Juniper Beach   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
La Conner   [Map]   939   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Langley   [Map]   1,124   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Marysville   [Map]   68,864   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Sunset Beach ...

While we believe that this Sunset Beach is located in Island County, we know of another 4 Washington communities named Sunset Beach. Those communities are located in the following counties: Grays Harbor, Mason, Pierce and Thurston County.

Beyond Washington, there are 30 communities that are also named Sunset Beach - they are located in Alberta, British Columbia, California (2), Florida (2), Hawaii, Maryland, Michigan (2), New Jersey (2), New York (2), North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario (5), Oregon, Saskatchewan, West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

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

See 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 Sunset Beach. 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 Sunset Beach. 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 Sunset Beach.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sunset Beach ...

Looking for more information about Sunset Beach? 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.

Looking for more information about Sunset Beach? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Sunset Beach, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Sunset Beach.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Washington

About Island County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Island County:

The official website for State of Washington:

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.

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

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<3>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 from Point A (ie- Sunset Beach) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sunset Beach. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.2143, Longitude: -122.5349     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sunset Beach have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sunset Beach.

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