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Town of Burke, Vermont

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Welcome to Burke ...

The Town of Burke is located in Caledonia County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Burke has a population of 1,709 people<2> (see below for details).

Burke is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Burke lies within the (802) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Burke had a population of 1,753 people (or 5.61% of the total population of Caledonia County). This makes Burke the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Burke represents 0.28% of the population of Vermont (which has 625,741 people), making it the state's 100th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,753 people, the population of Burke increased 11.58% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,571 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Burke had an population of 1,709 people. This is a decrease of 2.51% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.78% 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.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017
Lancaster (NH)   [Map]   3,259   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Northumberland (NH)   [Map]   2,133   E   18 miles [29 km]
Barton   [Map]   2,540   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Brighton   [Map]   1,187   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Concord   [Map]   1,222   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Danville   [Map]   2,148   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]

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 2 communities that are also named Burke - they are located in New York and Wisconsin.

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

See 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.

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.

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.

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 (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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Burke

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burke. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.6151, Longitude: -71.9312     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Burke have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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