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
  • Kokomo Airport - 16 miles
  • Indianapolis International - 50 miles
  • Cable/TV  - NewWave Communications 844-546-3278
  • Electric - Duke Energy         800-521-2232
  • Natural Gas - NIPSCO          800-464-7726
  • Sanitation - Burlington Wastewater 765-566-3672
  • Telephone - AT&T 800-742-8771 or NewWave Communications 844-546-3278
  • Trash Pickup                                                                                     On Point Waste Services 574-228-5700  T&L Disposal 574-583-9793  Waste Management 800-443-5646
  • 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 thoroughfare in 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. 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, a town marshal, as well as the Carroll 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 Apartments and a congregate meal site at its Community Center.

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.