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Welcome to Burton ...

Burton is located in Durham County<1>.

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

Burton is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Burton: (919) and (984)<4>

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, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, 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.

  • Durham [Durham County]
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    • Durham [Durham County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Burton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 278,993 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Durham<6>
  • Cary [Chatham County]
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    • Cary [Chatham County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Burton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 170,282 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cary
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cary<6>
  • Chapel Hill [Orange County]
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    • Chapel Hill [Orange County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Burton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 64,051 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chapel Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chapel Hill<6>
  • Wake Forest [Franklin County]
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    • Wake Forest [Franklin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Burton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 45,629 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wake Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wake Forest
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wake Forest<6>
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    • Morrisville [Durham County]
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      • Morrisville [Durham County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Burton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 28,846 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morrisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morrisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morrisville<6>
    • Carrboro [Orange County]
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      • Carrboro [Orange County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Burton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 21,190 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrboro<6>
    • Butner [Granville County]
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      • Butner [Granville County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Burton
      • Estimated population in 2015: 7,751 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Butner<6>
    • Hillsborough [Orange County]
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      • Hillsborough [Orange County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Burton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,161 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsborough have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsborough
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsborough<6>
    • Creedmoor [Granville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Creedmoor
      • Creedmoor [Granville County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Burton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,612 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creedmoor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Creedmoor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Creedmoor<6>
    • Youngsville [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Youngsville
      • Youngsville [Franklin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Burton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,375 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Youngsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Youngsville<6>

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 ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About Durham County

About North Carolina

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 Durham County: www.co.durham.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Durham, 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>Area code (984) is an overlay for area code (919).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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: 36.0404, Longitude: -78.8189       In this case, the coordinates for Burton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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