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Burton, South Carolina

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Welcome to Burton ...

Burton is located in Beaufort County<1>.

Burton is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Burton is located in the (843) area code.

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, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma (2), Ontario (2), Prince Edward Island, 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.

  • Hilton Head Island [Beaufort County]
  • Bluffton [Beaufort County]
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    • Bluffton [Beaufort County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Burton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,230 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bluffton<4>
  • Port Royal [Beaufort County]
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    • Port Royal [Beaufort County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Burton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,516 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Royal<4>
  • Ridgeland [Jasper County]
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    • Ridgeland [Jasper County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the west of Burton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,868 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeland<4>
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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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Burton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Burton.

Adding Burton to Our Gazetteer ...

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, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Burton was on a map titled Map of South Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Burton on our Genealogy Page.

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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Beaufort, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Burton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 from Point A (ie- Burton) 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 Burton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BurtonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4362, Longitude: -80.7235    
<4>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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