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Burke, South Dakota

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The location of Burke

Welcome to Burke ...

The city of Burke is located in Gregory County and is the County Seat for Gregory County.

The location of Burke has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Burke has a population of 588 people<2> (see below for details).

Burke is 2,190 feet [668 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Burke is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Burke lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Burke: (605)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Burke had a population of 604 people (or 14.14% of the total population of Gregory County). This makes Burke the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Burke represents 0.07% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 134th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 604 people, the population of Burke decreased 10.65% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 676 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Burke had an population of 588 people. This is a decrease of 2.65% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.02% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Burke ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Gregory   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Burke

Unorganized Territory of West Gregory   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of Burke

Unorganized Territory of North Gregory   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of Burke

Bonesteel   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Burke

Dallas   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of Burke

Dixon   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Burke

Herrick   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Burke

Saint Charles   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Burke

Naper   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Burke

Located in Boyd County (NE)

Unorganized Territory of Spring Valley   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of Burke

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Burke.

Communities Also Named Burke ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Burke - they are located in California, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, New York, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Burke. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Burke. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Burke. Our list includes 7 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Burke:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Burke ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Burke.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Burke - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Burke) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Burke. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Burke

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burke. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1831, Longitude: -99.2929     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Burke have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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