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Burnsville is a town in Yancey County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Otway Burns, privateer.

The latitude of Burnsville is 35.917N. The longitude is -82.301W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,822 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,636.


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Median household income
Local
$21,653
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Burnsville demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Old Timey Fall Festival - Sept. 29, 2007
  • Carolina Mountains Literary Festival - Sept. 15, 2007
  • Music in the Mountains Festival - Oct. 6, 2007
Dates often change. Check Burnsville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Mount Mitchell State Park

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Burnsville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Yancey County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28714 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

11% of Burnsville residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Burnsville ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Burnsville was $16,894, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

17% of Burnsville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Burnsville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $201.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $850.


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Libraries in Burnsville include Yancey County Library ... View libraries

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Yancey County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Burnsville political report.

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The average commute time for Burnsville workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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