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Welcome to Burkesville ...
The location of Burkesville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Burkesville has a population of 1,461 people<3> (see below for details).
While we don't have a date for the establishment of Burkesville, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated in 1846.
Going back to its beginning, Burkesville was originally named Cumberland Crossing. For more information about the names of Burkesville, see The Names of Burkesville on our Genealogy Page.
The community of Burkesville is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Burkesville lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Burkesville (for example, toward Monticello), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Burkesville lies within the (270) area code.
The ZIP code for Burkesville: 42717<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Burkesville had an population of 1,461 people. This is a decrease of 3.94% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.8% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Burkesville had a population of 1,521 people (or 22.18% of the total population of Cumberland County). This makes Burkesville the county's most populous community.
The population of Burkesville represents 0.04% of the population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 167th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,521 people, the population of Burkesville decreased 13.38% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,756 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Burkesville.
Adding Burkesville to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Burkesville 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 Burkesville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Burkesville on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1905).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Burkesville on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Burkesville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Burkesville - it's located in New Jersey.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Burkesville.
Communities near Burkesville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Burkesville.
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 Burkesville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Burkesville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Burkesville. 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 Burkesville.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Burkesville. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Burkesville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Burkesville ...
Looking for more information about Burkesville? 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 Burkesville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Burkesville.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 14 Sep 2021