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Burney, Indiana is located in Indiana
Burney, Indiana
Burney, Indiana
Location in Indiana
Burney, Indiana is located in the United States
Burney, Indiana
Burney, Indiana
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Indiana
County Decatur
Township Clay
830 ft (250 m)
ZIP code
FIPS code 18-09334
GNIS feature ID 431853

Burney is an unincorporated community in Clay Township, Decatur County, Indiana.


Burney was laid out in 1882. Burney was the name of a local family. A post office was established at Burney in 1884, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1995.


Burney is located at 39°19′02″N 85°38′25″W / 39.31722°N 85.64028°W / 39.31722; -85.64028.

Notable person

Leroy Edgar Burney, Surgeon General under Eisenhower, was born at Burney, Indiana. Burney is noted as the first to publicly establish a causal relationship between lung cancer and cigarette smoking.

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