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Welcome to Burgess ...

Burgess is located in Heard County<1>.

The location of Burgess has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Burgess is 1,360 feet [415 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Burgess lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: While Burgess is in the Eastern Time Zone, the area just to the west is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Telephone area codes for Burgess: (706) and (762)<4>

Communities Also Named Burgess ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Burgess - they are located in Alabama, California, 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.

Communities near Burgess ...

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

  • Carrollton [Carroll County]
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    • Carrollton [Carroll County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Burgess
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,450 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrollton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrollton<6>
  • Roanoke [Randolph County]
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    • Roanoke [Randolph County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Burgess
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,940 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roanoke have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roanoke<6>
  • Graysons Landing [Troup County]
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    • Graysons Landing [Troup County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Burgess
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,452 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Graysons Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Tyus [Carroll County]
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    • Tyus [Carroll County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Burgess
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,525 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tyus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bowdon [Carroll County]
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      • Bowdon [Carroll County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Burgess
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,089 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowdon<6>
    • Mount Zion [Carroll County]
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      • Mount Zion [Carroll County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Burgess
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,888 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Zion<6>
    • Franklin [Heard County]
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      • Franklin [Heard County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Burgess
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 958 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<6>
    • Wedowee [Randolph County]
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      • Wedowee [Randolph County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Burgess
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 802 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wedowee<6>
    • Fairlawn Estates [Carroll County]
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      • Fairlawn Estates [Carroll County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Burgess
      • Estimated population in 2019: 736 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairlawn Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Bowers Ferry [Carroll County]
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      • Bowers Ferry [Carroll County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Burgess
      • Estimated population in 2019: 485 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowers Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowers Ferry

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 Burgess. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Burgess.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Burgess.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Burgess. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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 Page for Burgess.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Georgia

About Heard County

About Georgia

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 Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Heard, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Burgess - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3896, Longitude: -85.2861       In this case, the coordinates for Burgess have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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