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Welcome to Burns ...

The town of Burns is located in Laramie County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Burns has a population of 309 people<1> (see below for details).

Burns is 5,510 feet [1,679 m] above sea level.<2> 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 is located in the (307) area code.

The ZIP code for Burns: 82053<3>

Population Details ...

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 total 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).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Burns had an population of 309 people. This is an increase of 2.66% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.42% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Burns ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Pine Bluffs   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the East (E) of Burns

Egbert   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of Burns

Hillsdale   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Burns

Carpenter   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of Burns

Hereford   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Burns

Located in Weld County (CO)

Albin   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Burns

Ranchettes   [Map]

Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West (W) of Burns

Grover   [Map]

Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South (S) of Burns

Located in Weld County (CO)

Cheyenne   [Map]

Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the West (W) of Burns

Bushnell   [Map]

Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East (E) of Burns

Located in Kimball County (NE)

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

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 Burns. 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 Burns. 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 Burns. Our list includes 5 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wyoming

About Laramie County

About Wyoming

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Burns - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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).

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<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Burns) 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 Burns. 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 Burns

Our 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     [Map].

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