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"Bluebonnet Capital of Texas"

Burnet is a city in Burnet County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Burnet is 30.758N. The longitude is -98.228W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,286 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,156.


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Median household income
Local
$27,093
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Burnet demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Burnet Courthouse
· Hamilton
· Hamilton Valley
Developed around Fort Croghan, built by the U.S. Army to protect settlers
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 11. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.2 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Bluebonnet Festival - April 13-15, 2007
  • Hill Country Railfair & Festival - June 23-24, 2007
Dates often change. Check Burnet web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Inks Lake State Park, Longhorn Cavern State Park, Black Rock Park, Burnet County Park
Historic sites and museums: Fort Croghan Museum
Pronunciations: BURN-it

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Burnet demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Burnet 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 78611 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

16% of Burnet residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Burnet ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Burnet was $13,749, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

8% of Burnet residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Burnet, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $337.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $674.


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Libraries in Burnet include Herman Brown Free Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Burnet workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Burnet include Best Western Post Oak Inn, Canyon of the Eagles Lodge.

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