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Welcome to Burke ...

The Town of Burke is located in Caledonia County<1>.


The location of Burke has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Burke has a population of 1,683 people<3> (see below for details).

Burke is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Burke is located in the (802) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Burke had an population of 1,683 people. This is a decrease of 3.99% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.13% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Burke had a population of 1,753 people (which is 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 total 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 (which had a count of 1,571 people).

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

Communities Also Named Burke ...

Using our Gazetteer, we 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.

Communities near Burke ...

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

  • Saint Johnsbury
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Johnsbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Johnsbury
    • Saint Johnsbury is located in Caledonia County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,070 people
  • Lyndon
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyndon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyndon
    • Lyndon is located in Caledonia County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,650 people
  • Lancaster
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lancaster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lancaster
    • Lancaster is located in Coos County (NH)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,234 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lancaster <5>
  • Barton
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barton
    • Barton is located in Orleans County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,455 people
  • Northumberland
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northumberland
    • Northumberland is located in Coos County (NH)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,117 people
  • Danville
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Danville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danville
    • Danville is located in Caledonia County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,105 people
  • Lunenburg
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Waterford
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterford
    • Waterford is located in Caledonia County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,243 people
  • Concord
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Concord have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Concord
    • Concord is located in Essex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,204 people
  • Lyndonville
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyndonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyndonville
    • Lyndonville is located in Caledonia County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,162 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyndonville <5>

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.

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 State of Vermont: https://www.vermont.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Vermont's counties, including Caledonia, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Burke.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Burke - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.









 

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