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Welcome to Burton ...

Burton is located in Howard County<1>.

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

Burton is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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 34 communities that are also named Burton - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan (2), Mississippi, 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.

  • Moberly [Randolph County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moberly
    • Moberly [Randolph County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Burton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,615 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moberly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moberly
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moberly<5>
  • Boonville [Cooper County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boonville
    • Boonville [Cooper County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Burton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,439 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boonville<5>
  • Fayette [Howard County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayette
    • Fayette [Howard County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Burton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,689 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fayette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayette<5>
  • Salisbury [Chariton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salisbury
    • Salisbury [Chariton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Burton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,523 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salisbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salisbury
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salisbury<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Huntsville [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntsville
      • Huntsville [Randolph County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Burton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,507 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntsville<5>
    • Glasgow [Howard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glasgow
      • Glasgow [Howard County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Burton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,084 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glasgow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glasgow
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glasgow<5>
    • New Franklin [Howard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Franklin
      • New Franklin [Howard County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Burton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,057 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Franklin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Franklin<5>
    • Sturgeon [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sturgeon
      • Sturgeon [Boone County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Burton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 947 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sturgeon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sturgeon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sturgeon<5>
    • Higbee [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Higbee
      • Higbee [Randolph County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Burton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 550 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Higbee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Higbee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Higbee<5>
    • Windsor Place village [Cooper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windsor Place village
      • Windsor Place village [Cooper County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Burton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 333 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windsor Place village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Windsor Place village has also been known as:
      • Windsor Place village
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windsor Place village

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 Missouri

About Howard County

About Missouri

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 State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Howard, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Burton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Burton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2148, Longitude: -92.6121       In this case, the coordinates for Burton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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