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Welcome to Burr Oak ...

The city of Burr Oak is located in Jewell County.

The location of Burr Oak has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Burr Oak has a population of 159 people<2> (see below for details).

Burr Oak is 1,650 feet [503 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Burr Oak is within the (785) area code.

The ZIP code for Burr Oak: 66936<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Burr Oak had a population of 174 people (which is 5.65% of the total population of Jewell County). This makes Burr Oak the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 174 people, the population of Burr Oak decreased 34.34% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 265 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Burr Oak had an population of 159 people. This is a decrease of 8.62% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 40% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Burr Oak.

Communities near Burr Oak ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Superior   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Burr Oak

Located in Nuckolls County (NE)

Red Cloud   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Burr Oak

Located in Webster County (NE)

Mankato   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Burr Oak

Jewell   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Burr Oak

Guide Rock   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Burr Oak

Located in Webster County (NE)

Lebanon   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Burr Oak

Located in Smith County

Esbon   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Burr Oak

Formoso   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Burr Oak

Webber   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Burr Oak

Montrose   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Burr Oak

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Burr Oak.

Communities Also Named Burr Oak ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Burr Oak - they are located in Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa (2), Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio and Wisconsin.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Burr Oak. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Burr Oak. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Burr Oak. Our list includes 6 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Burr Oak:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Burr Oak ...

Looking for more information about Burr Oak? 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.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Burr Oak.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Burr Oak - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 Burr Oak). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Burr Oak or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<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- Burr Oak) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Burr Oak. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Burr Oak

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burr Oak. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8700, Longitude: -98.3056     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Burr Oak have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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