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Welcome to Burton ...

Burton is located on Puget Sound.

Burton is located in King County<1>.

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

Burton is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Burton lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities Also Named Burton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Washington communities named Burton: This one is located in King County and the other is located in Clark County.

Beyond Washington, there are 34 communities that are also named Burton - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan (2), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma (2), Ontario (2), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas, Utah, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Burton ...

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

  • Seattle [King County]
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    • Seattle [King County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Burton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 753,675 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seattle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seattle<5>
  • Tacoma [Pierce County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tacoma
    • Tacoma [Pierce County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Burton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 217,827 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tacoma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tacoma<5>
  • Kent [King County]
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    • Kent [King County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Burton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 132,319 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kent
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kent<5>
  • Renton [King County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Renton
    • Renton [King County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Burton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 101,751 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Renton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Renton<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Federal Way [King County]
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      • Federal Way [King County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Burton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 96,289 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Federal Way
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Federal Way<5>
    • Auburn [King County]
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      • Auburn [King County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Burton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 81,464 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<5>
    • Lakewood [Pierce County]
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      • Lakewood [Pierce County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Burton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 61,037 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakewood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakewood<5>
    • Burien [King County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burien
      • Burien [King County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Burton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 51,500 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burien
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burien<5>
    • Puyallup [Pierce County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Puyallup
      • Puyallup [Pierce County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Burton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 42,361 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Puyallup<5>
    • Bremerton [Kitsap County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bremerton
      • Bremerton [Kitsap County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Burton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 41,405 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bremerton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bremerton<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 Burton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Burton.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Burton ...

Looking for more information about Burton? 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 Burton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Burton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Washington

About King County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for King County: www.metrokc.gov/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including King, 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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Burton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- Burton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.3890, Longitude: -122.4607       In this case, the coordinates for Burton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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