Burke County , Georgia

Burke County: County in Georgia, United States

Burke County locator map
Location of Burke County on Georgia map.

About

Burke County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 23,316 and a population density of 11 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 22,648 inhabitants. Its county seat is Waynesboro. The county was created 244 years ago in 1777.

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Geography

Burke County is located at 33°3'40"N 82°0'3"W (33.0611500, -82.0007800). It has 8 neighbors: Emanuel County, Jefferson County, Jenkins County, Richmond County, Screven County, Aiken County, Allendale County and Barnwell County.

Burke County map

The largest city of Burke County is Waynesboro with a population of 5,388. Other cities include, Sardis population 970, Keysville population 338, Midville population 251 and Girard population 150. See all Burke County cities & populated places.

Burke County Quick Facts

Population : 22,648 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
Different from : Burke County, Burke County
Twitter username : burkecountyga
Area : 2163 km2
Water as percent of area : 1%
Land as percent of area : 99%
Named for : Edmund Burke
Capital : Waynesboro
Establishment : February 02, 1777
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 23:04:21 (25th October 2021)
Density : 10 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.95% (2010-2020)

Burke County has 8 neighbours.

  • Waynesboro

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Burke County decreased by 2.95% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 23,316 - census
2011 23,506 0.81% estimation process
2012 23,048 -1.99% estimation process
2013 22,824 -0.98% estimation process
2014 22,621 -0.9% estimation process
2015 22,632 0.05% estimation process
2016 22,601 -0.14% estimation process
2017 22,545 -0.25% estimation process
2018 22,439 -0.47% estimation process
2019 22,383 -0.25% estimation process
2020 22,648 1.17% estimation process

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People born in Burke County (9)

People born in Burke County, including and Confederate politician Herschel Vespasian Johnson, Missionary in China Young John Allen, politician Rufus E. Lester, you can see a list of people who born in Burke County.

  • James L. Pugh (Confederate Army officer and American politician (1820-1907)) he was born in 12/12/1820
  • John Troup Shewmake (American politician) he was born in 23/01/1828
  • Pebblin Warren (American politician) she was born in 15/04/1952
  • Stephen William Blount he was born in 13/02/1808
  • Ralph Griffin (African-American sculptor (1925-1992)) he was born in 01/01/1925
  • Benjamin Mobley (A farmer and Confederate soldier)

Other places with the same name (3)

Burke County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Burke County.

City Name Population Title
Waynesboro 5,388 City in Burke County, Georgia, United States
Sardis 970 City in Burke County, Georgia, USA
Keysville 338 Human settlement in Georgia, United States of America
Midville 251 Human settlement in Burke County, Georgia, United States of America
Girard 150 City in Burke County, Georgia, United States
Vidette 105 Human settlement in Burke County, Georgia, United States of America

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