Sunrise

The unincorporated community of Sunrise is located off Business Route 6 about two miles south of Marlin in central Falls County. Sunrise may have begun during the first half of the twentieth century. Though the locale was not named on highway maps in the 1930s, a church, cemetery, and homes were shown in the area. In the 1950s the community had a population of 1,616. That figure increased to 1,708 in 1960 but dropped to 1,213 in 1970. The population of Sunrise remained fairly stable into the 1990s, but by 2000 it had declined to 845.

Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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Currently Exists

Yes

Place type

Sunrise is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    31.27239980
    Longitude
    -96.87304240

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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Sunrise by the Numbers

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Pop. Year Source
200 2014 Official Website