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Welcome to Burnham ...

Burnham is located in Mifflin County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Burnham has a population of 1,984 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Burnham.

Burnham is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Burnham is within the (717) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Burnham had an population of 1,984 people. This is a decrease of 3.41% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.46% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Burnham had a population of 2,054 people. This makes Burnham the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Burnham represents 0.02% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 426th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,054 people, the population of Burnham decreased 4.2% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,144 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Burnham.

Communities Also Named Burnham ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Burnham - they are located in California, Colorado (2), Connecticut, Illinois, Maine, Michigan (2), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana and New Mexico.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Burnham.

Communities near Burnham ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Burnham.

  • State College [Centre County]
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    • State College [Centre County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Burnham
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,366 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for State College<6>
  • Centre Hall [Centre County]
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    • Centre Hall [Centre County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Burnham
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,216 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centre Hall<6>
  • McClure [Snyder County]
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    • McClure [Snyder County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Burnham
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 919 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McClure have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McClure<6>
  • Mifflintown [Juniata County]
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    • Mifflintown [Juniata County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Burnham
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 903 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mifflintown<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Port Royal [Juniata County]
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      • Port Royal [Juniata County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Burnham
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 900 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Royal<6>
    • Millheim [Centre County]
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      • Millheim [Centre County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Burnham
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 876 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millheim have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millheim<6>
    • Thompsontown [Juniata County]
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      • Thompsontown [Juniata County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Burnham
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 660 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thompsontown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thompsontown<6>
    • Mifflin [Juniata County]
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      • Mifflin [Juniata County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Burnham
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 606 people
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    • McVeytown [Mifflin County]
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      • McVeytown [Mifflin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Burnham
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 330 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McVeytown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McVeytown<6>
    • Milroy [Mifflin County]
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      • Milroy [Mifflin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Burnham
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milroy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milroy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milroy<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 Burnham. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Burnham.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Burnham. 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 Burnham.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Burnham. See our Newspapers Page for Burnham.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Burnham ...

Looking for more information about Burnham? 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 Burnham, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Burnham.

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About Mifflin County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Burnham. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Mifflin County: www.co.mifflin.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Mifflin, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Burnham.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Burnham - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Burnham) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Burnham. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BurnhamOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burnham. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6317, Longitude: -77.5653       In this case, the coordinates for Burnham 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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