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Burnsville, West Virginia

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The location of Burnsville

Welcome to Burnsville ...

The town of Burnsville is located in Braxton County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Burnsville has a population of 490 people<2> (see below for details).

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>

Population Details ...

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 total 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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Burnsville had an population of 490 people. This is a decrease of 3.92% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.87% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Burnsville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017
Arnett   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Auburn   [Map]   90   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Exchange   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Flatwoods   [Map]   270   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gassaway   [Map]   873   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Glenville   [Map]   1,473   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

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.

See 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 Burnsville. 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 Burnsville. 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 Burnsville.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages 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:

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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Burnsville.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Burnsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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: 38.8580, Longitude: -80.6540     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Burnsville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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