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Burnsville, North Carolina
Welcome to Burnsville ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Burnsville has a population of 1,646 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Burnsville.
Burnsville is 2,820 feet [860 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Burnsville is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Burnsville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Burnsville is located in the (828) area code.
Websites for Burnsville ...
Official Website: www.townofburnsville.org/
Chamber of Commerce: www.yanceychamber.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Burnsville had an population of 1,646 people. This is a decrease of 2.78% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.42% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Burnsville had a population of 1,693 people (or 9.5% of the total population of Yancey County). This makes Burnsville the county's most populous community.
The population of Burnsville represents 0.02% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 267th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,693 people, the population of Burnsville increased 4.31% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,623 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Burnsville.
Communities Also Named Burnsville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Burnsville: This one is located in Yancey County and the other is located in Anson County.
Beyond North Carolina, there are 9 communities that are also named Burnsville - they are located in Alabama, Indiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Brunswick, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Burnsville.
Communities near Burnsville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Burnsville.
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 Burnsville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Burnsville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Burnsville. 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 Burnsville.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Burnsville. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Burnsville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Burnsville ...
Looking for more information about Burnsville? 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 Burnsville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Burnsville.
Adding Burnsville to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Burnsville 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 Burnsville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Burnsville on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Burnsville on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Burnsville: www.townofburnsville.org/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022