Place:Burnsville, Braxton, West Virginia, United States

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NameBurnsville
TypeTown
Coordinates38.859°N 80.656°W
Located inBraxton, West Virginia, United States
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Burnsville is a town in Braxton County, West Virginia, United States, at the confluence of the Little Kanawha River and Saltlick Creek. The population was 510 at the 2010 census. Burnsville was incorporated in 1902 by the Circuit Court and named for Captain John Burns who operated the first sawmill in that section of the state and who established the town shortly after the close of the American Civil War. It was named "All West Virginia City" in 1976.

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