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Welcome to Burbank ...

The city of Burbank is located in Los Angeles County<1>.

Burbank was established in 1887 and was incorporated July 8, 1911.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Burbank has a population of 102,676 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Burbank is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Burbank lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Burbank: (818) and (747)<4>

The ZIP codes for Burbank: 91501-91508, 91510, 91521-91523, 91526<5>

Websites for Burbank ...

Official Website:

Chamber of Commerce:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Burbank had an population of 102,676 people. This is a decrease of 0.64% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.35% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Burbank had a population of 103,340 people. This makes Burbank the county's 15th most populous community.

The population of Burbank represents 0.28% of the population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 63rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 103,340 people, the population of Burbank increased 3.01% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 100,316 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Burbank.

Communities Also Named Burbank ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two California communities named Burbank: This one is located in Los Angeles County and the other is located in Santa Clara County.

Beyond California, there are 16 communities that are also named Burbank - they are located in Alabama, Florida, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah and Washington.

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

Communities near Burbank ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Burbank.

  • Los Angeles
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
  • Pasadena
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
  • El Monte
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Downey
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
  • Inglewood
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
  • South Gate
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
  • Santa Monica
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
  • Hawthorne
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
  • Alhambra
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Lynwood
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Burbank. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Burbank.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Burbank. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Burbank.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Burbank. Our list includes 16 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Burbank.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Burbank ...

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

In addition to the Tourism page for Burbank, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Burbank.

Adding Burbank to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Burbank in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Burbank was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Burbank post office opened in 1887.

We also found Burbank in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Burbank.

The official website for Burbank:

The official website for Los Angeles County:

The official website for State of California:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Los Angeles, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Burbank.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Burbank - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (747) is an overlay for area code (818).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Burbank). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Burbank or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Burbank includes: 91501, 91502, 91503, 91504, 91505, 91506, 91507, 91510, 91521, 91522 & 91523.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:




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