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Welcome to Burnsville ...

The town of Burnsville is located in Braxton County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Burnsville has a population of 477 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Burnsville.

Burnsville is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Burnsville: (304) and (681)<4>

The ZIP code for Burnsville: 26335<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Burnsville had an population of 477 people. This is a decrease of 6.47% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.83% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Burnsville had a population of 510 people. This makes Burnsville the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Burnsville represents 0.03% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 165th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 510 people, the population of Burnsville increased 6.03% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 481 people).

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

Adding Burnsville 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 Burnsville 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 Burnsville 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 Burnsville on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Burnsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Burnsville - they are located in Alabama, Indiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Brunswick, North Carolina (2), Pennsylvania and Virginia.

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

Communities near Burnsville ...

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

  • Weston [Lewis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weston
    • Weston [Lewis County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Burnsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,857 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weston<8>
  • Glenville [Gilmer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenville
    • Glenville [Gilmer County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Burnsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,434 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenville<8>
  • Sutton [Braxton County]
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    • Sutton [Braxton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Burnsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 988 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sutton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sutton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sutton<8>
  • Gassaway [Braxton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gassaway
    • Gassaway [Braxton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Burnsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 846 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gassaway
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gassaway<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Flatwoods [Braxton County]
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      • Flatwoods [Braxton County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Burnsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 265 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flatwoods have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flatwoods
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flatwoods<8>
    • Sand Fork [Gilmer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sand Fork
      • Sand Fork [Gilmer County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Burnsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 148 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sand Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sand Fork
    • Auburn [Ritchie County]
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      • Auburn [Ritchie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Burnsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 88 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Auburn have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
    • Arnett [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arnett
      • Arnett [Braxton County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Burnsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arnett
    • Rollyson [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rollyson
      • Rollyson [Braxton County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the south of Burnsville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rollyson have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rollyson
    • Napier [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Napier
      • Napier [Braxton County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the southeast of Burnsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Napier

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 Burnsville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Burnsville.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Burnsville ...

Looking for more information about Burnsville? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Burnsville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Burnsville.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Braxton County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Braxton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Burnsville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Burnsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Burnsville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Burnsville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Burnsville) 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 Burnsville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Burnsville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burnsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8566, Longitude: -80.6554    
<7>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.
<8>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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