About Burlington


Town Facts
Web: Town of Burlington
  • Interstate 65 - 29 miles
  • U.S. 31 - 16 miles
  • Indiana 29 - in Burlington
  • Indiana 22 - in Burlington
Air
  • Kokomo Airport - 16 miles
  • Indianapolis International - 50 miles
Utilities:
  • Electric - Duke Energy
  • Natural Gas - Kokomo Gas
  • Sanitation - Burlington Sewage Treatment Plant
  • Water - Private Wells
Population Census Year:
1990 - 568
2000 - 444
2010 - 603

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The Town of Burlington is located in Burlington Township in the southeast corner of Carroll County It is near Kokomo in Howard County via State Road 22. The major thoroughfarein town is State Road 29, part of the historic Michigan Road which traverses the entire length of Indiana from Madison on the Ohio River in the south to Lake Michigan at Michigan City in the north.

Burlington is an incorporated town, governed by a Town Council. Present members are Stan Moore (President), Ted Huffer and Steve Michael. The Town Clerk is Karen Dinger. The Town Hall is located on the west side of SR 29 in the northern part of town (P.O. Box 399). The phone is 765-566-3672. The town is served by an active volunteer fire department and a town marshall and well as the County Sheriff’s Department.

Burlington Community Park has ball fields and courts, and a large community building as well as auxiliary buildings. The park is owned jointly by the town and township and managed by a volunteer Park Board of eight individuals from both government entities.

The Burlington Community Club sponsors Independence Day Fireworks and activities, the annual Fall Festival at the Park, and other activities.

The Township Trustee is Al Jackson (765-566-2196). The township and town jointly sponsor several entities, and the township supports the 4-H club.

Burlington is the home to the Burlington Church of Christ, First Brethren Church, United Methodist Church, and the Faith Church of Christ. The churches’ community activities are coordinated by the Burlington Ministerial Association.

Burlington has Burlington Windfall Apartments (subsidized senior housing) and a congregate meal site at its Community Center.


The Burlington Jr. League sponsors both Little League and Girls Softball with the support of the town and township.

Burlington Community Library is supported by both the town and township, and provides services to all age levels as well as a convenient meeting room.

Burlington is the home to several restaurants, medical clinic, auto repair, funeral home, and numerous other businesses.
 
Burlington Kiwanis Club meets every Saturday morning from 7:30 to 8:30 at the park. One of their major activities is sponsoring the Key Club and scholarships at Carroll High School. They also raise funds for the Park.