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Sunbury, North Carolina
Census-designated place
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Gates
Area
 • Total 2.45 sq mi (6.35 km2)
 • Land 2.45 sq mi (6.35 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 33 ft (10 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 289
 • Density 118/sq mi (45.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 27979
Area code(s) 252
GNIS feature ID 1025733
FIPS code 37-65700

Sunbury is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated community in Gates County, North Carolina, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 289.

Sunbury is located at the junction of U.S. Route 158 and North Carolina Highway 32 10 miles (16 km) east-northeast of Gatesville, the Gates County seat. Sunbury has a post office with ZIP code 27979.

Sunbury High School was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2009.

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