Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa

Burlington: City in Des Moines County, Iowa, United States


Burlington is a city located in the county of Des Moines in the U.S. state of Iowa. Its population at the 2010 census was 25,663 and a population density of 651 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 24,516 inhabitants.

The city was created 189 years ago in 1832.

Quick Facts about Burlington

Population : 24,516 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
County : Des Moines County
Postal code : 52601
Phone Area Codes : 319
Area : 39.42 km2
Altitude : 607 feet / 185 meters
Capital city : Burlington is capital of Des Moines County
Establishment : January 01, 1833 (189 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 16:54:18 (7th December 2022)
Density : 622 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.68% (2010-2020)
Burlington locator map
Location of Burlington on Iowa map.
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Burlington is located at 40°48'27"N 91°6'47"W (40.8075400, -91.1129200).

Burlington map


According to census records, the population of Burlington decreased by 4.68% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 25,663 - census
2011 25,439 -0.88% estimation process
2012 25,541 0.4% estimation process
2013 25,593 0.2% estimation process
2014 25,467 -0.49% estimation process
2015 25,308 -0.63% estimation process
2016 25,120 -0.75% estimation process
2017 24,942 -0.71% estimation process
2018 24,839 -0.41% estimation process
2019 24,713 -0.51% estimation process
2020 24,516 -0.8% estimation process

Burlington zip code is 52601. County name: Des Moines, County fips: 19057

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People born in Burlington (69)

People born in Burlington, including businessman and engineer Robert Noyce, organic chemist Wallace Carothers, Union Army general Thomas M. Bowen, .


  • Kay A. Orr (American politician) she was born in 02/01/1939
  • Max O. Lorenz (American economist) he was born in 16/09/1876
  • Bart Howard (American composer and musician) he was born in 01/06/1915
  • John H. Mickey (American politician (1845-1910)) he was born in 30/09/1845
  • Kurt Warner (American football quarterback) he was born in 22/06/1971
  • Aldo Leopold (American writer and scientist) he was born in 01/01/1887
  • William Frawley (actor (1887-1966)) he was born in 26/02/1887
  • Mason Remey (American Hand of the Cause) he was born in 15/05/1874
  • M. D. Donsker (American mathematician) he was born in 17/10/1924
  • Robert Watts (American artist in Fluxus (1923-1988)) he was born in 14/06/1923
  • Thomas Hedge (American politician) he was born in 24/06/1844
  • Jack Kent (illustrator) he was born in 10/03/1920
  • Arabella Mansfield (Lawyer, suffragist) she was born in 23/05/1846
  • A. Starker Leopold (American writer and scientist) he was born in 22/10/1913
  • Arthur J. Hartman (American pilot and early aircraft builder) he was born in 14/07/1888
  • Cletus Madsen (Catholic priest of the Diocese of Davenport who was a leader of the Liturgical Movement in the United States.) he was born in 01/12/1905
  • Everett Lindsay (All-American college football player, professional football player, offensive lineman) he was born in 18/09/1970
  • Garfield Weede (American football player and coach (1880-1971)) he was born in 26/11/1880

Schools in Burlington

College & universities near Burlington, IA

Code Name City ZIP
154378 Southeastern Community College West Burlington (IA) 52655-0180

Stations (11)

Amtrak & bus stations near Burlington, IA

Code Name Address Type
BRL Burlington 300 South Main Street RAIL
FMD Fort Madison station 1601 20th Street RAIL
MTP Mount Pleasant 418 North Adams Street RAIL
MAC Macomb 120 East Calhoun Street RAIL
GBB Galesburg station 225 South Seminary Street RAIL

Post offices near Burlington

Post Office Name City ZIP
Burlington Post Office Burlington (IA) 52601

Other places with the same name (21)

Other cities in Des Moines County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Des Moines County , IA.

City Name Population Title
West Burlington 2,875 City in Iowa
Mediapolis 1,514 City in Des Moines County, Iowa, United States
Danville 896 City in Des Moines County, Iowa, United States
Middletown 335 City in Des Moines County, Iowa, United States
Patterson 163 City in Madison County, Iowa, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Burlington distances to largest Iowa cities