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 September 25, 2021, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/burns-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

August 26, 2004