You are here

Burlington

-A A +A

The county seat (1888, 4,163 feet) was apparently named for Burlington, Kansas, from which many early pioneers came. Of some 7,000 county residents, about 2,900 live in this ranching and farming hub. Burlington boasts a good collection of antique buildings, salvaged throughout the region for Old Town Burlington, and the Kit Carson County Carousel at the county fairgrounds. The business district has many facades featuring brick-work panels and geometric decoration typical of the early twentieth century.

Writing Credits

Author: 
Thomas J. Noel

If SAH Archipedia has been useful to you, please consider supporting it.

SAH Archipedia tells the story of the United States through its buildings, landscapes, and cities. This freely available resource empowers the public with authoritative knowledge that deepens their understanding and appreciation of the built environment. But the Society of Architectural Historians, which created SAH Archipedia with University of Virginia Press, needs your support to maintain the high-caliber research, writing, photography, cartography, editing, design, and programming that make SAH Archipedia a trusted online resource available to all who value the history of place, heritage tourism, and learning.

, ,