Homes are beautifully tucked behind trees and provide waterfront access to residents.

Welcome to Burton

Cozy small town bound by rich history and culture.
The magnificent Burton is a town in Texas famous for its small-town values, history, culture, and guided growth that make it a wonderful place to call home. Its homes are beautifully tucked behind trees and provide waterfront access to residents. The serenity of Burton enhances the breathtaking views in the area.
Burton takes pride in preserving the area's history through events and festivals to commemorate special historical moments and items on which the town's values are built. It is famous for being the home of the historic 1914 Farmers Gin — the oldest cotton gin in America preserved at the Cotton Gin Museum. The museum is located on the same site it was built over 100 years ago.

What to Love

  • Waterfront access
  • Festivals and events
  • Close-knit community
  • Historic sites
  • Breathtaking views

Local Lifestyle

Most residents are attracted to the town because of its rich Texas history and the culture it encompasses. They enjoy a laid-back suburban vibe with a deep appreciation of history. Life in Burton is enhanced by its local archives and the sense of belonging curated by various activities for residents. Above all else, residents of Burton share a deep community sense that bonds them together, making it a perfect place to start a family.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Although a small town, Burton offers excellent amenities and beautiful spaces for its community members to explore. The White Horse Tavern, located just across from the historic Cotton Gin, is a perfect place to catch up with friends over lunch and cold drinks. It features a cozy atmosphere and has been a favorite for many for decades. During the weekend, you might catch a live band performance and enjoy tranquil music.
For wine lovers, Saddlehorn Winery offers a wide selection of award-winning wines and grows its estate Blanc du Bois and Black Spanish. The winery lies on a 390-acre ranch that offers picturesque views of the rolling hills and vineyard.
Neon Moon Coffee lets you enjoy a cup of coffee in their cafe or order beans online for your homemade coffee cravings. Their tagline, “we roast the bean, you drink the coffee,” prepares you for a taste of coffee made from freshly roasted coffee beans. Additionally, you can enjoy a fantastic breakfast of freshly baked bread and the best French toast ever at Blue Willow Cafe

Things to Do

No matter the season, Burton always has something exciting scheduled. You can watch out for the Annual Burton Cotton Gin Festival and step back in time to see the oldest operating Cotton Gin in America come to life. This family-friendly event features a parade through Burton, live music, and a gift shop to share the moment with others through souvenirs.
The Big Star Texas Night, hosted at the Burton Area Chamber of Commerce happens annually to bring friends and neighbors together. It is a great night to experience the wholesome Texas culture through country music, dance, and food.
Additionally, you can enjoy the heartwarming and deep history through Texas Rangers Day in Burton. On this day, you can get to indulge in food cook-offs, folk life demonstrations, mule-driven buggy rides, and more. The proceeds from the event are targeted at restoring another historical landmark — The Mt Zion Historic Chapel.

Overview for Burton, TX

1,509 people live in Burton, where the median age is 56.8 and the average individual income is $31,663. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

56.8 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Burton, TX

Burton has 635 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Burton do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 1,509 people call Burton home. The population density is 38.25 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

41.48 / 58.52%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree

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Schools in Burton, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby Burton. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Burton High School
7th - 12th
Burton Elementary
PreK - 6th

Around Burton, TX

There's plenty to do around Burton, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Walking Score
Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Neon Moon Coffee, Burton Short Stop, and Blue Willow Cafe.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.24 miles 17 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 0.3 miles 24 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 0.21 miles 84 reviews 4.5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 2.96 miles 74 reviews 4.1/5 stars
Dining · $$ 1.23 miles 17 reviews 4.1/5 stars
Dining · $ 0.6 miles 1 review 5/5 stars

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