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Burning Springs, West Virginia
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Census Data for Burning Springs ...

As far as we can tell, Burning Springs has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Burning Springs, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<1>
 Parkersburg30,601   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
 Vienna10,459   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]

Wirt County ...

Burning Springs is located in Wirt County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Wirt County.

Population Rings for Burning Springs ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Burning Springs and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Burning Springs. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<3> We don't have the population of Burning Springs, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
10 mi   [16 km]31,003-0.2%
15 mi   [24 km]53,699-4.86%
20 mi   [32 km]63,966-4.87%
25 mi   [40 km]1763,224-2.49%
30 mi   [48 km]2370,606-2.39%

Miscellaneous Information for Burning Springs ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Wirt County or the community of Burning Springs:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Burning Springs:

GNIS ID for Burning Springs: 1549617

GNIS ID for Wirt County: 1678877

GNIS ID for West Virginia: 1779805

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 54 (West Virginia)

County Code: 105 (Wirt County)

Place Code: 11692 (Burning Springs)

State & County Code: 54/105 (West Virginia / Wirt County)

State & Place Code: 54/11692 (West Virginia / Burning Springs)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Burning Springs is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #5 (the South Atlantic Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Burning Springs.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia:

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Burning Springs. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Burning Springs) 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 Burning Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Burning Springs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burning Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9812, Longitude: -81.3143     [Map].

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<3>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Burning Springs.