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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Sunnyside.

This page contains three sections:

How Far From Sunnyside to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Sunnyside to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers and using the location of where the historic<1> community of Sunnyside once stood, the straight-line distance<2> beginning in Sunnyside to:

  • Fayetteville [Map], which is the Seat of Fayette County, lies just to the South.
  • Charleston [Map], which is the State Capital of West Virginia, lies 33 miles [53.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW). If you could walk a straight line from Sunnyside to Charleston, with an average speed<3> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 226 miles [363.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take nearly four hours, a buggy would take 9 days and walking would take 13 days.
  • The shortest distance<4> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,103 miles [9,821.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 6,814 miles [10,966.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,690 miles [7,547.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<7>

Communities Also Named Sunnyside ...

We have found 101 communities that share the name Sunnyside.

Within West Virginia, there are 2 communities which are also named Sunnyside. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 99 communities in the United States and Canada - with 96 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in West Virginia

Communities outside of West Virginia


Other Communities Located In West Virginia

Monongalia County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Monongalia County   [Map]
Distance: About 122 miles [196.3 km] to the North Northeast

Tyler County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Tyler County   [Map]
Distance: About 92 miles [148.1 km] to the North


Communities Outside of West Virginia

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Alabama

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 430 miles [692 km] to the Southwest

Alaska

Our profile page for Sunnyside   [Map]
Distance: About 2,789 miles [4,488.5 km] to the Northwest

Alberta

Our profile page for Sunnyside   [Map]
Distance: About 1,830 miles [2,945.1 km] to the Northwest

Arizona

Cochise County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Cochise County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,716 miles [2,761.6 km] to the West

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Arkansas

Chicot County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Chicot County   [Map]
Distance: About 654 miles [1,052.5 km] to the West Southwest

Conway County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Conway County   [Map]
Distance: About 664 miles [1,068.6 km] to the West Southwest

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British Columbia

Our profile page for Sunnyside   [Map]
Distance: About 2,186 miles [3,518 km] to the Northwest

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California

Fresno County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Fresno County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,103 miles [3,384.5 km] to the West

Mendocino County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Mendocino County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 2,241 miles [3,606.5 km] to the West Northwest

Placer County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Placer County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,091 miles [3,365.1 km] to the West Northwest

San Diego County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, San Diego County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,043 miles [3,287.9 km] to the West

Tehama County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Tehama County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,225 miles [3,580.8 km] to the West Northwest

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Colorado

Boulder County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Boulder County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,304 miles [2,098.6 km] to the West Northwest

Hinsdale County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Hinsdale County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>
Although located in Hinsdale County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

La Plata County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, La Plata County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in La Plata County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Mineral County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Mineral County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,403 miles [2,257.9 km] to the West

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Connecticut

Fairfield County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Fairfield County   [Map]
Distance: About 480 miles [772.5 km] to the East Northeast

New London County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, New London County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 533 miles [857.8 km] to the East Northeast

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Florida

Bay County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Bay County   [Map]
Distance: About 608 miles [978.5 km] to the South Southwest

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Hillsborough County   [Map]
Distance: About 702 miles [1,129.8 km] to the South

Lake County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 643 miles [1,034.8 km] to the South

Marion County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Marion County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Marion County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Osceola County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Osceola County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Osceola County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Taylor County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Taylor County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Taylor County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Georgia

Spalding County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Spalding County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Spalding County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Towns County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Towns County   [Map]
Distance: About 264 miles [424.9 km] to the Southwest

Ware County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Ware County   [Map]
Distance: About 478 miles [769.3 km] to the South

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Idaho

Bonner County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Bonner County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,890 miles [3,041.7 km] to the Northwest

Shoshone County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Shoshone County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Shoshone County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Illinois

Cook County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Cook County   [Map]
Distance: About 437 miles [703.3 km] to the Northwest

McHenry County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, McHenry County   [Map]
Distance: About 478 miles [769.3 km] to the Northwest

Stephenson County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Stephenson County   [Map]
Distance: About 549 miles [883.5 km] to the Northwest

Williamson County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Williamson County   [Map]
Distance: About 433 miles [696.8 km] to the West

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Indiana

Marion County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Marion County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Marion County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Kansas

Butler County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Butler County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Butler County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Dickinson County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Dickinson County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Dickinson County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Kentucky

Warren County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Warren County   [Map]
Distance: About 294 miles [473.1 km] to the West Southwest

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Maryland

Cecil County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Cecil County   [Map]
Distance: About 290 miles [466.7 km] to the East Northeast

Charles County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Charles County   [Map]
Distance: About 231 miles [371.8 km] to the East

Garrett County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Garrett County   [Map]
Distance: About 123 miles [197.9 km] to the Northeast

Prince George's County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Prince George's County   [Map]
Distance: About 235 miles [378.2 km] to the East Northeast

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Massachusetts

Worcester County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Worcester County   [Map]
Distance: About 558 miles [898 km] to the East Northeast

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Michigan

Kent County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Kent County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Kent County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Saint Clair County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Saint Clair County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Saint Clair County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Wayne County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Wayne County   [Map]
Distance: About 310 miles [498.9 km] to the North Northwest

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Mississippi

Leflore County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Leflore County   [Map]
Distance: About 596 miles [959.2 km] to the West Southwest

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Missouri

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 503 miles [809.5 km] to the West

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Montana

Deer Lodge County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Deer Lodge County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,711 miles [2,753.6 km] to the West Northwest

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Nevada

Nye County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Nye County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,828 miles [2,941.9 km] to the West Northwest

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New Brunswick

Our profile page for Sunnyside   [Map]
Distance: About 1,011 miles [1,627 km] to the Northeast

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New Jersey

Hunterdon County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Hunterdon County   [Map]
Distance: About 373 miles [600.3 km] to the East Northeast

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New Mexico

Guadalupe County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Guadalupe County
This community is historic.
Although located in Guadalupe County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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New York

Chautauqua County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Chautauqua County   [Map]
Distance: About 293 miles [471.5 km] to the North Northeast

Columbia County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Columbia County   [Map]
Distance: About 487 miles [783.8 km] to the Northeast

Queens County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Queens County   [Map]
Distance: About 423 miles [680.8 km] to the East Northeast

Richmond County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Richmond County   [Map]
Distance: About 411 miles [661.4 km] to the East Northeast

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Newfoundland and Labrador

Our profile page for Sunnyside   [Map]
Distance: About 1,528 miles [2,459.1 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Burke County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Burke County   [Map]
Distance: About 168 miles [270.4 km] to the South

Dare County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Dare County   [Map]
Distance: About 332 miles [534.3 km] to the East Southeast

Forsyth County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Forsyth County   [Map]
Distance: About 148 miles [238.2 km] to the South Southeast

Gaston County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Gaston County   [Map]
Distance: About 192 miles [309 km] to the South

Halifax County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Halifax County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Halifax County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Pender County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Pender County   [Map]
Distance: About 289 miles [465.1 km] to the Southeast

Wake County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Wake County
Although located in Wake County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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North Dakota

Morton County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Morton County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Morton County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Ohio

Lorain County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Lorain County   [Map]
Distance: About 238 miles [383 km] to the North Northwest

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Ontario

Our profile page for Sunnyside
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in , we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Oregon

Clackamas County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Clackamas County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,167 miles [3,487.4 km] to the West Northwest

Marion County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Marion County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,193 miles [3,529.3 km] to the West Northwest

Umatilla County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Umatilla County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,969 miles [3,168.8 km] to the West Northwest

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Pennsylvania

Adams County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Adams County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Adams County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Armstrong County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Armstrong County   [Map]
Distance: About 206 miles [331.5 km] to the North Northeast

Lancaster County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Lancaster County   [Map]
Distance: About 290 miles [466.7 km] to the East Northeast

Lawrence County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Lawrence County   [Map]
Distance: About 201 miles [323.5 km] to the North

Lebanon County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Lebanon County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Lebanon County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Northumberland County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Northumberland County   [Map]
Distance: About 305 miles [490.8 km] to the Northeast

Potter County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Potter County   [Map]
Distance: About 307 miles [494.1 km] to the North Northeast

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South Carolina

Spartanburg County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Spartanburg County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Spartanburg County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Union County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Union County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Union County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Tennessee

Greene County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Greene County   [Map]
Distance: About 165 miles [265.5 km] to the Southwest

Hancock County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Hancock County   [Map]
Distance: About 161 miles [259.1 km] to the Southwest

Loudon County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Loudon County   [Map]
Distance: About 248 miles [399.1 km] to the Southwest

Maury County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Maury County   [Map]
Distance: About 373 miles [600.3 km] to the West Southwest

Obion County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Obion County   [Map]
Distance: About 448 miles [721 km] to the West Southwest

Rutherford County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Rutherford County   [Map]
Distance: About 332 miles [534.3 km] to the West Southwest

Sullivan County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Sullivan County   [Map]
Distance: About 130 miles [209.2 km] to the Southwest

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Texas

Castro County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Castro County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,206 miles [1,940.9 km] to the West

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 927 miles [1,491.9 km] to the West Southwest

Wilson County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Wilson County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,151 miles [1,852.4 km] to the West Southwest

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Utah

Carbon County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Carbon County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,571 miles [2,528.3 km] to the West Northwest

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Virginia

Carroll County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Carroll County   [Map]
Distance: About 96 miles [154.5 km] to the South Southeast

Frederick County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Frederick County   [Map]
Distance: About 175 miles [281.6 km] to the East Northeast

Stafford County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Stafford County   [Map]
Distance: About 202 miles [325.1 km] to the East

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Washington

Clark County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Clark County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,159 miles [3,474.6 km] to the West Northwest

Snohomish County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Snohomish County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Snohomish County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Whatcom County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Whatcom County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,163 miles [3,481 km] to the Northwest

Yakima County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Yakima County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,046 miles [3,292.7 km] to the West Northwest

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Wisconsin

Douglas County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Douglas County   [Map]
Distance: About 809 miles [1,302 km] to the Northwest

Eau Claire County

Our profile page for Sunnyside, Eau Claire County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Eau Claire County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Sunnyside ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Beauty   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast of Sunnyside   [Map]
Carver (Historic)   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Chimney Corner   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Cotton Hill   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Edmond   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Hawks Nest   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Hopewell   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Marvel   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Michigan (Historic)   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Mountain Cove   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

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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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in 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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<3>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.

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<4>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Sunnyside to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 310.344 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.113 degrees.

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<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 306.717 degrees.

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<8>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Sunnyside could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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