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Burke, South Dakota
Welcome to Burke ...
The location of Burke has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Burke has a population of 586 people<3> (see below for details).
Burke is 2,190 feet [668 m] above sea level.<4> 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 ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Burke had an population of 586 people. This is a decrease of 2.98% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.31% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Burke had a population of 604 people (which is 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).
More information can be found on the Census 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.
Communities near Burke ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Burke.
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 Burke. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Burke.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Burke.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Burke. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers 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 ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Oct 2020