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Welcome to Burley ...

The city of Burley is primarily located in Cassia County<1> and is the County Seat for Cassia County. A portion of Burley extends into Minidoka County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Burley has a population of 10,596 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Burley.

Burley is 4,150 feet [1,265 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Burley is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Burley lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Burley: (208)

The ZIP code for Burley: 83318<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Burley had an population of 10,596 people. This is an increase of 2.43% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.74% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Burley had a population of 10,345 people (or 45.07% of the total population of Cassia County). This makes Burley the county's most populous community.

The population of Burley represents 0.66% of the population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 22nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,345 people, the population of Burley increased 11.05% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 9,316 people).

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

Communities Also Named Burley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Burley - they are located in Kansas, New Mexico and Washington.

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

Communities near Burley ...

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

  • Rupert [Minidoka County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rupert
    • Rupert [Minidoka County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Burley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,946 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rupert have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rupert
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rupert<7>
  • Hazelton [Jerome County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazelton
    • Hazelton [Jerome County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Burley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 821 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hazelton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazelton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazelton<7>
  • Declo [Cassia County]
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    • Declo [Cassia County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Burley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 369 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Declo have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Declo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Declo<7>
  • Albion [Cassia County]
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    • Albion [Cassia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Burley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 278 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albion have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albion<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Murtaugh [Twin Falls County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murtaugh
      • Murtaugh [Twin Falls County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Burley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 180 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murtaugh
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murtaugh<7>
    • Acequia [Minidoka County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Acequia
      • Acequia [Minidoka County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Burley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 130 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Acequia
    • Amalga [Minidoka County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amalga
      • Amalga [Minidoka County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Burley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amalga
    • Paul [Minidoka County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paul
      • Paul [Minidoka County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Burley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,464 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paul
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paul<7>
    • Pella [Cassia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pella
      • Pella [Cassia County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Burley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pella
    • Artesian City [Cassia County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Artesian City
      • Artesian City [Cassia County] was located 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the southwest of Burley

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Burley. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Burley.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Burley ...

Looking for more information about Burley? 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 Burley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Burley.

Adding Burley to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Burley 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 Burley was

We also found Burley on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Idaho (1925).

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

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About Cassia County

About Idaho

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

The official website for Cassia County: www.cassiacounty.org/

The official website for State of Idaho: www.state.id.us/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Idaho's counties, including Cassia, 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 Burley.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Burley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Burley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Burley or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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- Burley) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Burley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BurleyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5381, Longitude: -113.7933    
<6>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.
<7>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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