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Welcome to Burns ...

The town of Burns is located in Laramie County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Burns has a population of 313 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Burns is 5,510 feet [1,679 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Burns is about 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Burns lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Burns lies within the (307) area code.

The ZIP code for Burns: 82053<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Burns had an population of 313 people. This is an increase of 3.99% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.82% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Burns had a population of 301 people. This makes Burns the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Burns represents 0.05% of the population of Wyoming (which has 563,626 people), making it the state's 71st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 301 people, the population of Burns increased 5.61% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 285 people).

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

Communities Also Named Burns ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 29 communities that are also named Burns - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Kansas (2), Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, New York, Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Oregon, Tennessee, Texas (4) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Burns ...

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

  • Pine Bluffs [Laramie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Bluffs
    • Pine Bluffs [Laramie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Burns
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,163 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Bluffs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pine Bluffs<6>
  • Egbert [Laramie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Egbert
    • Egbert [Laramie County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Burns
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Egbert have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Egbert
  • Hillsdale [Laramie County]
  • Carpenter [Laramie County]
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    • Hereford [Weld County]
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      • Hereford [Weld County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Burns
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hereford have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hereford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hereford<6>
    • Albin [Laramie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albin
      • Albin [Laramie County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the northeast of Burns
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 207 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albin<6>
    • Ranchettes [Laramie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ranchettes
      • Ranchettes [Laramie County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the west of Burns
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ranchettes have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ranchettes
    • Grover [Weld County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grover
      • Grover [Weld County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the south of Burns
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 161 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grover have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grover
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grover<6>
    • Cheyenne [Laramie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cheyenne
      • Cheyenne [Laramie County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the west of Burns
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,742 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cheyenne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cheyenne<6>
    • Bushnell [Kimball County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bushnell
      • Bushnell [Kimball County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the east of Burns
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 112 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bushnell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bushnell<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Burns. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Burns.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Burns ...

Looking for more information about Burns? 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 Burns, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Burns.

Adding Burns to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Burns in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Burns was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Burns on a map titled Map of the Lincoln Highway (1915-1916).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Burns on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Burns

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About Laramie County

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

The official website for Laramie County: www.webgate.co.laramie.wy.us/

The official website for State of Wyoming: www.wyo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wyoming's counties, including Laramie, 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 Burns.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Burns - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Burns). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Burns or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 from Point A (ie- Burns) 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 Burns. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BurnsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burns. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1928, Longitude: -104.3589    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.




 

 

 

 

 


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