Burns, TX


By: Laurie E. Jasinski

Type: General Entry

Published: August 26, 2004


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.

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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Laurie E. Jasinski, “Burns, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 23, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/burns-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

August 26, 2004

Place
Burns
Currently Exists
Yes
Place Type
Town
USGS ID
1353352
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Bowie County
Coordinates
  • Latitude: 33.51817640°
  • Longitude: -94.28908710°
Population Counts
People Year
400 2009