Burmis, Alberta

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Burmis is located in Alberta
Location of Burmis Alberta

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 an amalgamation of Burns and Kemmis, the name of two pioneer citizens.[2]


  1. ^ Crowsnest Pass Historical Society (1979). Crowsnest and its people. Coleman: Crowsnest Pass Historical Society. p. 39. ISBN 0-88925-046-4. 
  2. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 27. 

Coordinates: 49°33′26″N 114°17′16″W / 49.55722°N 114.28778°W / 49.55722; -114.28778 (Burmis)