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Welcome to Burns ...
The location of Burns has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Burns has a population of 2,795 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Burns.
Burns is 4,200 feet [1,280 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Burns is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Burns lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Burns, you will leave Pacific Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).
Area codes for Burns: (541) and (458)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Burns had an population of 2,795 people. This is a decrease of 0.39% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.78% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Burns had a population of 2,806 people (which is 37.81% of the total population of Harney County). This makes Burns the county's most populous community.
The population of Burns represents 0.07% of the population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 99th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,806 people, the population of Burns decreased 8.42% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,064 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Burns.
Communities Also Named Burns ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 29 communities that are also named Burns - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Kansas (2), Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, New York, Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Tennessee, Texas (4), Wisconsin and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Burns.
Communities near Burns ...
We have created a list of 6 communities that are near Burns.
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 Burns. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Burns.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Burns. 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 Burns.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Burns. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Burns.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Burns ...
Looking for more information about Burns? 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 Burns, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Burns.
Adding Burns to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Burns 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 Burns was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Burns on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Oregon (1925).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Burns on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Burns. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Harney County: www.co.harney.or.us/
The official website for State of Oregon: https://www.oregon.gov/
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This page was last modified: 12 Sep 2022