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Burlington (formerly, Tighe and Green's Camp) is an locality in Humboldt County, California. It is located 1 mile (1.6 km) southeast of Weott, at an elevation of 177 feet (54 m).


The name of Burlington uses a combination of the San Francisco peninsula communities of Atherton and Burlingame. L. L. Chapman, a Stanford graduate and businessman who had extensive business ties to the region, sought to make the region affluent, hence the name.

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