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Welcome to Burr Oak ...

The city of Burr Oak is located in Jewell County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Burr Oak has a population of 161 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Burr Oak is 1,650 feet [503 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Burr Oak: (785)

The ZIP code for Burr Oak: 66936<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Burr Oak had an population of 161 people. This is a decrease of 7.47% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 39.25% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Burr Oak had a population of 174 people (or 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).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Burr Oak ...

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

  • Superior [Nuckolls County]
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    • Superior [Nuckolls County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Burr Oak
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,805 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Superior have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Superior
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Superior<7>
  • Red Cloud [Webster County]
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    • Red Cloud [Webster County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Burr Oak
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 895 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Cloud have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Cloud
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Red Cloud<7>
  • Mankato [Jewell County]
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    • Mankato [Jewell County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Burr Oak
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 804 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mankato have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Mankato:
    • Jewell Center
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mankato
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mankato<7>
  • Jewell [Jewell County]
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    • Jewell [Jewell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Burr Oak
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 396 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jewell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jewell
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Guide Rock [Webster County]
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      • Guide Rock [Webster County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Burr Oak
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 197 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guide Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guide Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guide Rock<7>
    • Lebanon [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lebanon
      • Lebanon [Smith County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Burr Oak
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 195 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lebanon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lebanon<7>
    • Esbon [Jewell County]
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      • Esbon [Jewell County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Burr Oak
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 91 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Esbon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Esbon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Esbon<7>
    • Formoso [Jewell County]
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      • Formoso [Jewell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Burr Oak
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 86 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Formoso have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Formoso
    • Webber [Jewell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Webber
      • Webber [Jewell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Burr Oak
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Webber have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Webber
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Webber<7>
    • Montrose [Jewell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montrose
      • Montrose [Jewell County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Burr Oak
      • Former name for Montrose:
      • Delta
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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 Burr Oak. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Burr Oak.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Burr Oak.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Burr Oak. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers 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.

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.

Adding Burr Oak to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Jewell, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Burr Oak.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Burr Oak - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 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).
<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Burr Oak) 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 Burr Oak. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Burr OakOur 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       In this case, the coordinates for Burr Oak have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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