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Welcome to Burton ...

Burton is located in Prentiss County<1>.

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

Burton is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Burton lies within the (662) area code.

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), 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.

  • Booneville [Prentiss County]
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    • Booneville [Prentiss County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Burton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,497 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Booneville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Booneville<5>
  • Baldwyn [Lee County]
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    • Baldwyn [Lee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Burton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,268 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baldwyn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baldwyn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baldwyn<5>
  • Red Bay [Franklin County]
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    • Red Bay [Franklin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Burton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,085 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Bay
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Red Bay<5>
  • Iuka [Tishomingo County]
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    • Iuka [Tishomingo County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Burton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,937 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iuka
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Iuka<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Belmont [Tishomingo County]
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      • Belmont [Tishomingo County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Burton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,988 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belmont<5>
    • Burnsville [Tishomingo County]
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      • Burnsville [Tishomingo County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Burton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 934 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville<5>
    • Jumpertown [Prentiss County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jumpertown
      • Jumpertown [Prentiss County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Burton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 488 people
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    • Glen [Alcorn County]
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      • Glen [Alcorn County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Burton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 414 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen
    • Tishomingo [Tishomingo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tishomingo
      • Tishomingo [Tishomingo County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Burton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 356 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tishomingo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tishomingo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tishomingo<5>
    • Rienzi [Alcorn County]
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      • Rienzi [Alcorn County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Burton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 308 people
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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 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.

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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 Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Prentiss, 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 'point-to-point' 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6382, Longitude: -88.3395       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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