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Welcome to Burnett ...

Burnett is located in Gilmer County<1>.

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

Burnett is 1,670 feet [509 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Burnett: (706) & (762)<4>

Adding Burnett to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Burnett was

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Burnett on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Burnett ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Burnett: This one is located in Gilmer County and the other is located in Wayne County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 13 communities that are also named Burnett - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Oklahoma (2), Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Burnett ...

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

  • Rolston [Gilmer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolston
    • Rolston [Gilmer County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Burnett
    • Estimated population in 2019: 36,716 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rolston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolston
  • Northcutt [Gilmer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northcutt
    • Northcutt [Gilmer County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Burnett
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 16,698 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northcutt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northcutt
  • Pantertown [Fannin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pantertown
    • Pantertown [Fannin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Burnett
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 9,749 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pantertown
  • Cutcane [Fannin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cutcane
    • Cutcane [Fannin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Burnett
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,417 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cutcane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cutcane
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Belltown Hill [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belltown Hill
      • Belltown Hill [Polk County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Burnett
      • Estimated population in 2014: 2,457 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belltown Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belltown Hill
    • Ellijay [Gilmer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellijay
      • Ellijay [Gilmer County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Burnett
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,724 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellijay
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellijay<6>
    • Youngcane [Union County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Youngcane
      • Youngcane [Union County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Burnett
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,661 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Youngcane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Hemp [Fannin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hemp
      • Hemp [Fannin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Burnett
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,647 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hemp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hemp
    • Blue Ridge [Fannin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Ridge
      • Blue Ridge [Fannin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Burnett
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,473 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Ridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blue Ridge<6>
    • Tails Creek [Gilmer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tails Creek
      • Tails Creek [Gilmer County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Burnett
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,248 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tails Creek

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Burnett. 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 Burnett.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Burnett. See our Newspapers Page for Burnett.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Burnett ...

Looking for more information about Burnett? 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 Burnett, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Burnett.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Georgia

About Gilmer County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Burnett. 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 Gilmer, 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 Burnett - 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Burnett) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burnett. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8237, Longitude: -84.4071       In this case, the coordinates for Burnett 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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