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Welcome to Burkett ...

Burkett is located in the Texas Panhandle.

Burkett is located in Coleman County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Burkett, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1889.

Burkett is 1,550 feet [472 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Burkett: (325)

The ZIP code for Burkett: 76828<3>

Communities Also Named Burkett ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Burkett - they are located in Kansas, Nebraska and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Burkett ...

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

  • Coleman
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Santa Anna
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
  • Cross Plains
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
  • Rising Star
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Cross Cut
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cross Cut
    • Cross Cut is located in Brown County
  • Fry ‑ Historic
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fry have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fry
    • Fry is located in Brown County
  • Cottonwood
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cottonwood
    • Cottonwood is located in Callahan County
  • Rowden
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rowden
    • Rowden is located in Callahan County
  • Lake Brownwood
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Brownwood have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Brownwood
    • Lake Brownwood is located in Brown County
  • May
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for May have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for May
    • May is located in Brown County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for May <4>

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 Burkett. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Burkett.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Burkett ...

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

Adding Burkett to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Burkett in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Burkett was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Burkett in the book titled .<6> From that list, the Burkett post office opened in 1889.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Burkett.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Burkett. 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 Texas' counties, including Coleman, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Burkett - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Burkett). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Burkett or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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