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Encyclopedia > Burnet, Texas
Burnet, Texas
Nickname: "Bluebonnet Capital of Texas"
Location of Burnet within Burnet County, Texas.
Location of Burnet within Burnet County, Texas.
Coordinates: 30°45′32″N, 98°13′35″W
Country United States
State Texas
County Burnet
 - Mayor Dennis Kincheloe
Area  
 - City 6.8 sq. miles / 17.7 km²
 - Land 6.8 sq. miles / 17.7 km²
 - Water 0 sq. miles / 0 km²
Population (2000)
 - City 4,735
 - Density 267.7/km²
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Burnet is a city in Burnet County, Texas, United States. The population was 4,735 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Burnet CountyGR6. // A nickname is a short, clever, cute, derogatory, or otherwise substitute name for a person or things real name (for example, Bob, Rob, Robby, Robbie, Robi, Robin, Bobby, Rab, Rabbie, Bert, Bertie, Butch, Bobbers, Bobert, Beto, Bobadito, and Robban (in Sweden), are all nicknames for Robert). ... Image File history File links TXMap-doton-Burnet. ... Burnet County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... The political units and divisions of the United States include: the fifty states, which units are typically divided into counties and townships, and incorporate cities, villages, towns, and other types of municipalities, and other autonomous or subordinate public authorities and institutions; and the federal state, which unit is the United... Official language(s) None See: Languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 268,581 sq mi (695,622 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... Index: Contents: Top - A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Anderson County formed in 1846 from part of Houston County. ... Burnet County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... To help compare sizes of different geographic regions, we list here areas between 1 km² (100 hectares) and 10 km² (1000 hectares). ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... The Central Standard Time Zone (CST) is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting six hours from Coordinated Universal Time UTC. In the United States, the time zone includes the entire area of the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Texas except for El... Central Standard Time ...  Areas that observe daylight saving time  Areas that once observed daylight saving time  Areas that have never observed daylight saving time A 2001 public service announcement for the upcoming turning back of the clocks Daylight saving time (DST), also known as summer time, is a conventional local time adopted by... Central Daylight Time or CDT is the Central Time Zone (or CST) during Daylight Savings Time. ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Burnet County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Official language(s) None See: Languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 268,581 sq mi (695,622 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Burnet County is a county located in the state of Texas. ...


Residents typically pronounce the name of the town (and county) as "BURN-it" rather than "bur-NET" as might be expected.


Burnet is notorious for its troubling race relations between ethnic groups in the city.

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Geography

Burnet is located at 30°45′32″N, 98°13′35″W (40.758981, -98.226254)GR1, 48 miles northwest of Austin. Nickname: Live Music Capital of the World Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Country United States State Texas County Travis County Mayor Will Wynn Area    - City 669. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 17.7 km² (6.8 mi²), all land. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 4,735 people, 1,661 households, and 1,114 families residing in the city. The population density was 267.7/km² (693.1/mi²). There were 1,813 housing units at an average density of 102.5/km² (265.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 83.80% White, 5.32% African American, 1.20% Native American, 0.49% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 7.77% from other races, and 1.37% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 18.97% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 1,661 households out of which 31.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.3% were married couples living together, 14.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.9% were non-families. 28.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 3.00. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 23.9% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 17.8% from 45 to 64, and 18.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 74.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 68.6 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $27,093, and the median income for a family was $37,604. Males had a median income of $25,663 versus $17,163 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,749. About 11.8% of families and 14.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.1% of those under age 18 and 15.2% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Education

The City of Burnet is served by the Burnet Consolidated Independent School District. Burnet Consolidated Independent School District is a public school district based in Burnet, Texas (USA). ...


Burnet High School is the alum of the current starting quarterback of Texas A&M University, Stephen McGee, and current University of Texas wide receiver, Jordan Shipley. The two played high school football at Burnet and set several passing and receiving records which still stand to this day. Stephen Richard McGee (born September 27, 1985 in Round Rock, Texas) is the current starting quarterback for Texas A&M University. ...


External links

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History | Republic of Texas | Geography | Government | Politics | Economy | Texans | Metros | Counties The Handbook of Texas (ISBN 0-87611-151-7) is a comprehensive encyclopedia of Texas geography, history, and historical persons published jointly by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) and the General Libraries at the University of Texas at Austin. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Texas. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities referred to... Official language(s) None See: Languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 268,581 sq mi (695,622 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... Nickname: Live Music Capital of the World Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Country United States State Texas County Travis County Mayor Will Wynn Area    - City 669. ... Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, site of first U.S. capital. ... The history of Texas (as part of the unitited states) began in 1845, but settlement of the region dates back to the end of the Upper Paleolithic Period, around 10,000 BCE. Its history has been shaped by being part of six independent countries: Spain, France, Mexico, the Republic of... Capital Washington-on-the-Brazos, Harrisburg, Galveston, Velasco, Columbia (1836) Houston (1837–1839) Austin (1839–1845) Language(s) English (de facto) Spanish, French, German and Native American languages regionally Government Republic President1  - 1836-1838 Sam Houston  - 1838-1841 Mirabeau B. Lamar  - 1841-1844 Sam Houston  - 1844-1845 Anson Jones Vice... For approximately 100 years, from the end of Reconstruction until the 1970s, the Democratic Party was dominant in Texas Politics. ... The following are people who were either born/raised or have lived for a significant period of time in Texas. ... Texas has 25 metropolitan areas (MSAs) defined by the United States Census Bureau. ... Index: Contents: Top - 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Anderson County formed in 1846 from part of Houston County. ...

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Burnet County, Texas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (394 words)
Burnet County is a county located in the state of Texas.
Burnet is named for David Gouverneur Burnet, the first president of the Republic of Texas.
Burnet County in Handbook of Texas Online at the University of Texas.
David Gouveneur Burnet (3989 words)
Burnet was appointed judge of the district of Brazos, that is, all of Central Texas.
Burnet was author of the Memorial from the Texas Consultation of 1833 arguing the reasons for Texas becoming an independent state in the Republic of Mexico and authored resolutions denouncing the African slave trade in Texas.
Burnet County, Texas is named in his honor and the State of Texas erected a memorial to him on the Clarksville High School campus in Burnet County.
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