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"The Jewel of the Highland Lakes"
"The Official Bluebonnet Capitol of Texas"

The Texas state capital is Austin.

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The population of Burnet is approximately 5,035 (1999), 5987 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,670 (1990), 2041 (2010).

The amount of land area in Burnet is 13.524 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Burnet to Washington DC is 1358 miles. The distance to the Texas state capital is 42 miles. (as the crow flies)
Burnet is positioned 30.76 degrees north of the equator and 98.22 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Burnet elevation is 1,320 feet above sea level.
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Burnet location: 50 miles northwest of Austin at the junction of State Highways 281 and 29. Here is a map page for Burnet.

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Climate & Weather

Burnet average annual precipitation is 30.40 inches per year.
Burnet average annual snowfall is 1.50 inches per year.
Burnet average temperature is 65 degrees F.
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History & History Related Items

Burnet history: A history page for Burnet. It was founded with the name of Hamilton in 1849. Hamilton was re-named Burnet in 1858 after David G. Burnet, a prominent local man.
The founding of Burnet: 1849
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Burnet attractions: The Blue Bonnet Festival - held in April each year. 2001 was the festivals 18th annual event!

Fort Croghan Museum
703 Buchanan Dr. (Hwy 29 W)
Burnet, TX 78611
Phone: 512-756-8281
Items having to do with the history of Burnet County. Please call ahead to confirm hours of operation.

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