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Welcome to Burke ...

The city of Burke is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).

Burke is located in Angelina County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Burke has a population of 727 people<2> (see below for details).

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

The community of Burke is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Burke: (936)

The ZIP code for Burke: 75941<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Burke had an population of 727 people. This is a decrease of 1.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 130.79% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Burke had a population of 737 people. This makes Burke the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 737 people, the population of Burke increased 133.97% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 315 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, South Dakota, Tennessee, 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.

  • Lufkin [Angelina County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lufkin
    • Lufkin [Angelina County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Burke
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,955 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lufkin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lufkin<6>
  • Hudson [Angelina County]
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    • Hudson [Angelina County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Burke
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,288 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hudson have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hudson
  • Huntington [Angelina County]
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    • Huntington [Angelina County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Burke
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,079 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntington have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntington<6>
  • Corrigan [Polk County]
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    • Corrigan [Polk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Burke
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,702 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corrigan have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corrigan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corrigan<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Peavy [Angelina County]
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      • Peavy [Angelina County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Burke
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peavy have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peavy
    • Prairie Grove [Angelina County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prairie Grove
      • Prairie Grove [Angelina County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Burke
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prairie Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie Grove
    • Beulah [Angelina County]
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      • Beulah [Angelina County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Burke
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beulah have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beulah
    • Providence [Angelina County]
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      • Providence [Angelina County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Burke
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence
    • Bald Hill [Angelina County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bald Hill
      • Bald Hill [Angelina County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Burke
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bald Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bald Hill
    • Homer [Angelina County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homer
      • Homer [Angelina County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Burke
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homer have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homer

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. 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Burke, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Burke.

Adding Burke to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Burke 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 Burke was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Burke on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Texas (1911).

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

Mentions & References for Burke

The Communities of Texas

About Angelina County

About Texas

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

The official website for Angelina County: www.angelinacounty.net/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Angelina, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Burke.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Burke - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Burke). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Burke or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 from Point A (ie- Burke) 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 Burke. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BurkeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burke. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2319, Longitude: -94.7688    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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