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Welcome to Sunnyside ...

So far, we have found very little information about Sunnyside. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Sunnyside to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Sunnyside, please Contact Us.




Sunnyside would have been located within present day Fayette County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Sunnyside is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Sunnyside was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Sunnyside still existed, it would have been in the (304) and (681)<3> area codes.

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 from Sunnyside and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Gauley Bridge   [Map]   570   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Glasgow   [Map]   860   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Handley   [Map]   325   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Montgomery   [Map]   1,549   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mount Hope   [Map]   1,310   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,338   S   8 miles [12.9 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 Fayette County, we know of another 2 West Virginia communities named Sunnyside. Those communities are located in the following counties: Monongalia and Tyler County.

Beyond West Virginia, 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), Washington (4) 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:

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Sunnyside, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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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>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 'point-to-point' distance from Sunnyside. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sunnyside) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sunnyside. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0965, Longitude: -81.0987     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sunnyside 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 Sunnyside.

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