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Burnsville, West Virginia
Location of Burnsville in Braxton County, West Virginia.
|• Total||1.09 sq mi (2.82 km2)|
|• Land||1.06 sq mi (2.74 km2)|
|• Water||0.03 sq mi (0.09 km2)|
|Elevation||810 ft (247 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||451.28/sq mi (174.23/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1554034|
Burnsville is a town in Braxton County, West Virginia, United States, at the confluence of the Little Kanawha River and Saltlick Creek. The population was 510 at the 2010 census. Burnsville was incorporated in 1902 by the Circuit Court and named for Captain John Burns who operated the first sawmill in that section of the state and who established the town shortly after the close of the American Civil War. It was named "All West Virginia City" in 1976.
Burnsville is located at United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.09 square miles (2.82 km2), of which, 1.06 square miles (2.75 km2) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.08 km2) is water.(38.858538, -80.655439). According to the
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 510 people, 205 households, and 133 families living in the town. The population density was 481.1 inhabitants per square mile (185.8/km2). There were 253 housing units at an average density of 238.7 per square mile (92.2/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.3% White, 1.2% Native American, 0.2% Pacific Islander, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2% of the population.
There were 205 households, of which 32.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.9% were married couples living together, 16.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.1% were non-families. 28.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.98.
The median age in the town was 41.4 years. 22.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 12.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.3% were from 25 to 44; 26.6% were from 45 to 64; and 18% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.2% male and 51.8% female.
The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Burnsville has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.
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