Burkeville, California

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Burkeville (also, Milltown and Millville) is a former settlement in Kern County, California.[1] It was located 0.5 miles (0.8 km) north of Quartzburg.[1] Burkeville began as a mining camp and was named for Edwin Burke, co-owner of the Big Blue Mine.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1001. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.