Sunrise, Minnesota

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Sunrise, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Sunrise, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Sunrise, Minnesota
Sunrise, Minnesota
Sunrise, Minnesota is located in the US
Sunrise, Minnesota
Sunrise, Minnesota
Location of the community of Sunrise
within Sunrise Township, Chisago County
Coordinates: 45°32′49″N 92°51′18″W / 45.54694°N 92.85500°W / 45.54694; -92.85500Coordinates: 45°32′49″N 92°51′18″W / 45.54694°N 92.85500°W / 45.54694; -92.85500
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Chisago County
Township Sunrise Township
Elevation 814 ft (248 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55056
Area code(s) 651
GNIS feature ID 652840[1]

Sunrise is an unincorporated community in Sunrise Township, Chisago County, Minnesota, United States.

The community is located east-northeast of North Branch at the junction of Chisago County Road 9 and River Road.

The Sunrise River flows through the community. Nearby places include North Branch, Harris, and Almelund.

ZIP codes 55056 (North Branch) and 55032 (Harris) meet near Sunrise.


The first settlement was made at Sunrise in about 1853.[2] The name Sunrise is an English translation of the native Ojibwe language name.[2] Sunrise contained a post office from 1856 until 1954.[3]

Notable people[edit]


  1. ^ "Sunrise, Minnesota". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ a b Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 109. 
  3. ^ "Chisago County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 19 April 2015. 
  4. ^ 'Dr. Jerald Clayton Anderson–Obituary,' Minneapolis Star-Tribune, January 10, 2014