Sunbury Northumberland County, Pennsylvania

Sunbury: City in western Northumberland County, Pennsylvania

About

Sunbury is a city located in the county of Northumberland in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 9,905 and a population density of 1,651 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 9,322 inhabitants.

The city was created 249 years ago in 1771.

Sunbury Quick Facts

Population : 9,322 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Northumberland County
Postal code : 17801
Area : 6 km2
Altitude : 459 feet / 140 meters
Capital city : Sunbury is capital of Northumberland County
Establishment : January 01, 1772 (249 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 12:17:55 (29th November 2021)
Density : 1,554 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.25% (2010-2020)
Sunbury locator map
Location of Sunbury on Pennsylvania map.
Pennsylvania Route 61 and 147 in Sunbury image
Pennsylvania Route 61 and 147 in Sunbury
Pennsylvania Route 61 and 147 in Sunbury image

Geography

Sunbury is located at 40°51'45"N 76°47'40"W (40.8625900, -76.7944100).

Sunbury map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Sunbury decreased by 6.25% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,905 - census
2011 9,857 -0.49% estimation process
2012 9,825 -0.33% estimation process
2013 9,762 -0.65% estimation process
2014 9,716 -0.47% estimation process
2015 9,640 -0.79% estimation process
2016 9,568 -0.75% estimation process
2017 9,496 -0.76% estimation process
2018 9,414 -0.87% estimation process
2019 9,362 -0.56% estimation process
2020 9,322 -0.43% estimation process

Sunbury zip code is 17801. County name: Northumberland, County fips: 42097

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Local Places in Sunbury

People born in Sunbury (20)

People born in Sunbury, including politician Daniel Cruger, politician Franklin Kury, politician Jasper Ewing Brady, you can see a list of people who born in Sunbury.

  • Kurt Masser (American politician) he was born in 01/01/1965
  • Lewis Dewart (American politician) he was born in 14/11/1780
  • Lynda Schlegel-Culver (American politician) she was born in 01/01/2000
  • Roy Mackert (American football player and coach (1894-1942)) he was born in 02/02/1894
  • Russ Fairchild (American politician) he was born in 19/02/1947
  • Steve Kline (American baseball pitcher (born 1972)) he was born in 22/08/1972
  • Vern Yocum (Music copyist) he was born in 15/04/1909
  • Walter Drumheller (American sprinter) he was born in 09/11/1878
  • William Lewis Dewart (American politician) he was born in 21/06/1821
  • John P. S. Gobin (Union Army general) he was born in 21/01/1837
  • Claude A. Buss (American historian) he was born in 29/11/1903
  • Charles M. Clement (U.S. Army Major General) he was born in 28/10/1855
  • John Dowd (American businessman) he was born in 11/12/1966
  • Betty Brice (American actress (1888-1935)) she was born in 04/08/1888
  • Richard Allen Sauers (historian) he was born in 12/07/1954
  • J. C. Huntington (American painter and naive artist)
  • Don Reitz (American ceramic artist, recognized for popularizing salt glaze pottery in United States) he was born in 07/11/1929

Schools in Sunbury

College & universities near Sunbury, PA

Code Name City ZIP
212294 Empire Beauty School-Shamokin Dam Shamokin Dam (PA) 17876

Stations (10)

Amtrak & bus stations near Sunbury, PA

Code Name Address Type
HAR Harrisburg Transportation Center 4th and Chestnut Streets RAIL
LEW Lewistown 150 Helen Street RAIL
MID Middletown Union Street and Mill Street RAIL
ELT Elizabethtown station South Wilson Avenue at West High Street RAIL
MJY Mount Joy East Henry St. and North Market St. RAIL

Post offices near Sunbury

Post Office Name City ZIP
Sunbury Post Office Sunbury (PA) 17801

Other places with the same name (3)

  • Sunbury , Ohio city in Delaware County, Ohio, United States of America with a population of 6,881 people.
  • Sunbury , Illinois township of Illinois with a population of 215 people.

Other cities in Northumberland County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Northumberland County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Northumberland 3,570 Borough in western Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States
Kulpmont 2,735 Borough in southeastern Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Shamokin 2,367 City in southeastern Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Watsontown 2,243 Borough in northwestern Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Elysburg 2,194 Census-designated place (CDP) in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States
Trevorton 1,834 Census designated place
Marshallton 1,441 Census designated place
Atlas 809 Census-designated place in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Turbotville 662 Borough in northwestern Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Marion Heights 573 Borough in southeastern Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
West Cameron 522 Township in southern Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Hamilton 479 Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania
Herndon 299 Borough in southwestern Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States
McEwensville 273 Borough in northwestern Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Reed 240 Township in western Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
Burnside 220 Borough of Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Sunbury distances to largest Pennsylvania cities