Burmis, Alberta

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Burmis
Unincorporated community
Burmis Tree
Burmis Tree
Burmis is located in Alberta
Burmis
Burmis
Location within Alberta
Burmis is located in Canada
Burmis
Burmis
Location within Canada
Burmis is located in North America
Burmis
Burmis
Location within North America
Coordinates: 49°33′26″N 114°17′16″W / 49.5572°N 114.2878°W / 49.5572; -114.2878Coordinates: 49°33′26″N 114°17′16″W / 49.5572°N 114.2878°W / 49.5572; -114.2878
CountryCanada
ProvinceAlberta
RegionSouthern Alberta
Census divisionNo. 3
Municipal districtPincher Creek No. 9

Burmis is an unincorporated community in southern Alberta in the Municipal District of Pincher Creek No. 9, located on Highway 3, 107 kilometres (66 mi) southwest of Lethbridge. Its post office opened in 1915 and closed in 1968.[1] The name "Burmis" is a portmanteau of Burns and Kemmis, the names of two pioneer citizens.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Crowsnest Pass Historical Society (1979). Crowsnest and its people. Coleman: Crowsnest Pass Historical Society. p. 39. ISBN 0-88925-046-4. Archived from the original on 2015-09-24. Retrieved 2013-06-19.
  2. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 27.