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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).

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

Telephone area codes for Burley: (208) and (986)<4>

The ZIP code for Burley: 83318<5>

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 total 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 (with 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 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
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Rupert
    • Rupert is located in Minidoka County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,946 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rupert <7>
  • Hazelton
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Hazelton
    • Hazelton is located in Jerome County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 821 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazelton <7>
  • Declo
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Declo
    • Declo is located in Cassia County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 369 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Declo <7>
  • Albion
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Albion
    • Albion is located in Cassia County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 278 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albion <7>
  • Murtaugh
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
  • Acequia
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Acequia
    • Acequia is located in Minidoka County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 130 people
  • Amalga
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amalga
    • Amalga is located in Minidoka County
  • Paul
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paul
    • Paul is located in Minidoka County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,464 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paul <7>
  • Pella
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pella
    • Pella is located in Cassia County
  • Artesian City ‑ Historic
    (20 miles [32.2 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Artesian City
    • Artesian City is located in Cassia County

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.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Burley was mentioned on a train schedule titled Union Pacific Railroad Time Tables (September 1924).

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Burley.

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>Area code (986) is an overlay for area code (208).
<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 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).
<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 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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