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The location of Sun









Welcome to Sun ...

Sun is located in Fayette County.

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

Sun is 1,680 feet [512 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Sun: (304) & (681)<3>

Communities near Sun ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Ansted   [Map]   1,353   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gauley Bridge   [Map]   570   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Mabscott   [Map]   1,298   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Montgomery   [Map]   1,549   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Sun ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Sun - they are located in Arizona, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Texas (2), Utah and Virginia.

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

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 Sun. 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 Sun. 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 Sun.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sun ...

Looking for more information about Sun? 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 Sun? 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 Sun, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Sun.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Fayette County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

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 Sun - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<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- Sun) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sun. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9193, Longitude: -81.1698     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sun have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sun.

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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019