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Burns City, Indiana
Location of Burns City in Martin County, Indiana.
Location of Burns City in Martin County, Indiana.
Country United States
State Indiana
County Martin
Township Perry
Elevation
712 ft (217 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 117
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
47553
Area code(s) 812, 930
GNIS feature ID 431854

Burns City is an unincorporated census-designated place in Perry Township, Martin County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. The population was 117 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Burns City is located at 38°49′21″N 86°53′13″W / 38.82250°N 86.88694°W / 38.82250; -86.88694.

History

The town was founded as Keck's Church in 1849 by Christian Keck, an early settler. It became known as Kecksville circa 1852. The name was officially changed to Burns City on September 15, 1890. The present name was applied by a railroad engineer whose wife's maiden name was Burns.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census
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