Burnett, Indiana facts for kids
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Vigo County's location in Indiana
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|Founded by||Stephen Grover and Hanna Creal Burnett|
|Elevation||528 ft (161 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|Area code(s)||812, 930|
|GNIS feature ID||431848|
Burnett is an unincorporated community in Otter Creek Township, Vigo County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.
It is part of the Terre Haute Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Burnett was founded by Stephen Grover Burnett and his wife Hanna Creal Burnett c. 1835. By 1890, it had an active post office and a practicing physician, Dr. Seth B. Melton.
The Burnett post office was established in 1870, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1934.
Burnett is located at 39°32′34″N 87°17′44″W / 39.54278°N 87.29556°W.
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