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Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Burleson is approximately 20,976 (2000), 36690 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 5,855 (1990), 12888 (2010).
The amount of land area in Burleson is 43.503 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.071 sq kilometers.
The distance from Burleson to Washington DC is 1263 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 155 miles. (as the crow flies)
Burleson is positioned 32.53 degrees north of the equator and 97.32 degrees west of the prime meridian.


fourteen miles south of Fort Worth. It lies mostly in Johnson County, but also is in southern Tarrant County.
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History & History Related Items

The railroad came through in 1881 and built a depot here. The land was purchased from Rev. Henry C. Renfro who was allowed to name the depot as part of his purchase agreement. He named is to honor his teacher, Dr. Rufus C. Burleson.

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The incorporation of Burleson

before 1930

Burleson Libraries

Burleson Public Library
248 SW Johnson Avenue
Burleson TX 76028-4765
Phone: 817 295-6131 Burleson


The population of Burleson was:
1890 - 200
1904 - 368
1920 - 241
1940 - 573
1950 - 795
1960 - 2,345
1980 - 11,734
1990 - 16,113
2000 - 20,976

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