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"Outlet Capital of the South"
Burlington is a city in Alamance County.
The latitude of Burlington is 36.095N. The longitude is -79.438W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 663 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 46,271.
Once called Company Shops, for the railroad repair shops that were a major employer in the mid-1800s
Sections below provide additional information and links about Burlington demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Alamance County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Greensboro-Winston-Salem area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 27244 ZIP code.
9% of Burlington residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Burlington ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Burlington was $19,640, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Burlington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Burlington include Downtown Burlington Historic District, East Davis Street Historic District, Lakeside Mills Historic District, West Davis Street-Fountain Place Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Burlington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $437. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $904.
Libraries in Burlington include May Memorial Library, North Park Library/Community Center ... View libraries
TV stations in Burlington include WGPX.
Alamance County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Burlington political report.
Burlington restaurants taking online reservations include B. Christophers - Burlington ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Burlington workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 14 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Burlington between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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