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Welcome to Burton ...

Burton is located in Shiawassee County<1>.

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

The community of Burton was previously named Mungerville. Going back to its beginning, Burton was originally named Mungerville. For more information about the names of Burton, see The Names of Burton on our Genealogy Page.

Burton is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Burton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Burton: (989)

Adding Burton to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Burton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Burton elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Burton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Michigan communities named Burton: This one is located in Shiawassee County and the other is located in Genesee County.

Beyond Michigan, there are 34 communities that are also named Burton - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma (2), Ontario (2), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas, Utah, Washington (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Burton ...

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

  • Owosso [Shiawassee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owosso
    • Owosso [Shiawassee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the east of Burton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,441 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owosso
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Owosso<4>
  • Saint Johns [Clinton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Johns
    • Saint Johns [Clinton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Burton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,945 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Johns have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Johns
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Johns<4>
  • De Witt [Clinton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for De Witt
    • De Witt [Clinton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southwest of Burton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,808 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Witt
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for De Witt<4>
  • Corunna [Shiawassee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corunna
    • Corunna [Shiawassee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Burton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,344 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corunna have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corunna
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corunna<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Durand [Shiawassee County]
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      • Durand [Shiawassee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Burton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,290 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durand
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Durand<4>
    • Chesaning [Saginaw County]
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      • Chesaning [Saginaw County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Burton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,238 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesaning
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chesaning<4>
    • Perry [Shiawassee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perry
      • Perry [Shiawassee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the south of Burton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,092 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perry have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Perry<4>
    • Ovid [Clinton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ovid
      • Ovid [Clinton County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the west of Burton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,613 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ovid have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ovid
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ovid<4>
    • Laingsburg [Shiawassee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laingsburg
      • Laingsburg [Shiawassee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the south of Burton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,285 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laingsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laingsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laingsburg<4>
    • Elsie [Clinton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elsie
      • Elsie [Clinton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Burton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 978 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elsie have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elsie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elsie<4>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Burton. See our Newspapers Page for Burton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Burton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Michigan

About Shiawassee County

About Michigan

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Shiawassee County: www.shiawassee.net/

The official website for State of Michigan: https://www.michigan.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Michigan's counties, including Shiawassee, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Burton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Burton) 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 Burton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Burton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0065, Longitude: -84.2846    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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