A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Burlington ...
The location of Burlington has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Burlington refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Burlingtonian<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Burlington has a population of 10,980 people<4> (see below for details).
Burlington was established in 1835.
The community of Burlington is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Burlington lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Burlington is within the boundaries of the (262) area code.
Websites for Burlington ...
Official Website: www.burlington-wi.gov/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Burlington had an population of 10,980 people. This is an increase of 4.93% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.51% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Burlington had a population of 10,464 people (which is 5.35% of the total population of Racine County). This makes Burlington the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Burlington represents 0.18% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 87th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 10,464 people, the population of Burlington increased 5.31% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 9,936 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Burlington.
Adding Burlington to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Burlington in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Burlington elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Burlington on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Burlington ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 45 communities that are also named Burlington - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New York (2), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio (5), Oklahoma (2), Ontario (2), Oregon (2), Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Burlington.
Communities near Burlington ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Burlington.
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 Burlington. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Burlington.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Burlington. 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 Burlington.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Burlington. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Burlington.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Burlington ...
Looking for more information about Burlington? 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 Burlington, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Burlington.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Burlington: www.burlington-wi.gov/
The official website for Racine County: www.racineco.com/
The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/
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This page was last modified: 12 May 2021