Burns

Burns is a small rural community located off Farm Road 560 and County Road 2109 about fourteen miles northwest of Texarkana in northwestern Bowie County. The settlement was probably named for a family named Burns, and at one time an African-American school was located there. In 2000 the community had a population of 400 and was part of the Hooks Independent School District. No other information was available about the town.

Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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Currently Exists

Yes

Place type

Burns is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    33.51817640
    Longitude
    -94.28908710

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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Burns by the Numbers

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Pop. Year Source
400 2009 Local Officials