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The location of Burgess

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Welcome to Burgess ...

Burgess is located in Cherokee County.

Burgess is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Burgess lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Burgess (for example, toward Lyerly (GA)), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Telephone area codes for Burgess: (256) and (938)<2>

Communities near Burgess ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Burgess and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Cedar Bluff   [Map]   1,790   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,099   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Henagar   [Map]   2,339   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ider   [Map]   711   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Rainsville   [Map]   5,015   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Sand Rock   [Map]   555   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Burgess.

Communities Also Named Burgess ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Burgess - they are located in California, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Burgess.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Burgess. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Burgess. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Burgess.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Burgess:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Burgess ...

Looking for more information about Burgess? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Burgess? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Burgess, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Burgess.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Burgess. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Cherokee County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Burgess. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Burgess - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Burgess.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Burgess. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Burgess) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burgess. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4301, Longitude: -85.5514     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Burgess have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Burgess.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Burgess.