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Welcome to Burlington ...

The city of Burlington is primarily located in Racine County. A portion of Burlington extends into Walworth County.

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

When the people of Burlington refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Burlingtonian<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Burlington has a population of 11,003 people<3> (see below for details).

Burlington was established in 1835.

The community of Burlington is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Burlington: (262)

Population Details ...

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 total 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 (which had a count of 9,936 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Burlington had an population of 11,003 people. This is an increase of 5.15% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.74% since the 2000 Census).

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

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.

Websites for Burlington ...

Official Website: www.burlington-wi.gov/

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 Burlington. 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 Burlington. 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 Burlington. Our list includes 10 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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.

Communities near Burlington ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Franklin   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Burlington

Located in Milwaukee County

Mount Pleasant   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the East (E) of Burlington

Muskego   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Burlington

Located in Waukesha County

Caledonia   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Burlington

Antioch   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Burlington

Located in Lake County (IL)

Town of Salem   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Burlington

Located in Kenosha County

Fox Lake   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the South (S) of Burlington

Located in Lake County (IL)

Elkhorn   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the West (W) of Burlington

Located in Walworth County

Town of Waukesha   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the North (N) of Burlington

Located in Waukesha County

Somers   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the East (E) of Burlington

Located in Kenosha County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Burlington.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Wisconsin

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/

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.
<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Burlington refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Burlington may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Burlington.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Burlington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Burlington) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Burlington. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Burlington

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burlington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6784, Longitude: -88.2770     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Burlington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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