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Welcome to Burden ...

The city of Burden is located in Cowley County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Burden has a population of 530 people<2> (see below for details).

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

The origin (or the toponymy) of Burden: Named for R.F. Burden, an early settler in this area.

The city of Burden was previously named Burdenville.

Burden is 1,380 feet [421 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Burden lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Burden: (620)

The ZIP code for Burden: 67019<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Burden had an population of 530 people. This is a decrease of 0.93% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.03% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Burden had a population of 535 people. This makes Burden the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Burden represents 0.02% of the population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 283rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 535 people, the population of Burden decreased 5.14% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 564 people).

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

Communities Also Named Burden ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Kansas communities named Burden: This one is located in Cowley County and the other is located in Sheridan County.

Beyond Kansas, there are 3 communities that are also named Burden - they are located in New York and North Carolina.

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

Communities near Burden ...

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

  • Winfield [Cowley County]
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    • Winfield [Cowley County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Burden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,807 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winfield<6>
  • Douglass [Butler County]
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    • Douglass [Butler County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Burden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,646 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Douglass have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglass
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Douglass<6>
  • Dexter [Cowley County]
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    • Dexter [Cowley County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Burden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 271 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dexter have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dexter
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dexter<6>
  • Grenola [Elk County]
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    • Grenola [Elk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Burden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 187 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grenola
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Atlanta [Cowley County]
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      • Atlanta [Cowley County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Burden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 179 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atlanta have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlanta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atlanta<6>
    • Latham [Butler County]
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      • Latham [Butler County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Burden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 137 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Latham have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Latham
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Latham<6>
    • Cambridge [Cowley County]
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      • Cambridge [Cowley County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Burden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 81 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cambridge have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cambridge
    • New Salem [Cowley County]
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      • New Salem [Cowley County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Burden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Tisdale [Cowley County]
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      • Tisdale [Cowley County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Burden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tisdale have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tisdale
    • Wilmot [Cowley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilmot
      • Wilmot [Cowley County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Burden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmot

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Burden. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Burden.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Burden ...

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

Adding Burden to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Burden 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 Burden was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Burden on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Kansas (1911).

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

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

The official website for Cowley County: www.cowleycounty.org/

The official website for State of Kansas: https://portal.kansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kansas' counties, including Cowley, 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 Burden.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Burden - 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 Burden). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Burden 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Burden) 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 Burden. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BurdenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3163, Longitude: -96.7547    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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