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BURNS, Tennessee- 8/99

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HISTORY OF BURNS
HISTORIC TIMELINE OF BURNS, Tennessee
1803 Captain Billy Austin arrives with a large family to the area
1862 The Union Army orders completion of rail line to the area
The railroad names the town Mile Post 36, indicating the mileage from Nashville
1866 The town is named Burns Station for a Captain John Burns in
Burns commanded a detachment of black troops during the Civil War
1882 The name is shortened to Burns
1911 The Berry House, a hotel and restaurant, is opened
1953 The city is incorporated
HOMES OF BURNS

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CHURCHES OF BURNS
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2308 Hwy 96
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Main & College Streets
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Burns Baptist Church Burns Church of Christ Burns First Baptist Church Burns Methodist Church
Burns Primitive Baptist Church

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COMMUNITY CENTERS OF BURNS
Burns Park & Community Center

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STATISTICS OF BURNS
POPULATION of BURNS
1960    386
1970    456
1980    777
1990 1,127
2000 1,366
LOCATION CODES for BURNS
Zip 37029
Area 615
Phone Prefix 446

 

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