Vigo County's location in Indiana
|Founded by||Stephen Grover and Hanna Creal Burnett|
|Elevation||528 ft (161 m)|
|Time zone||EST (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||812, 930|
|GNIS feature ID||431848|
Burnett was founded by Stephen Grover Burnett and his wife Hanna Creal Burnett c. 1835. By 1890, it had an active post office and a practicing physician, Dr. Seth B. Melton. The post office at Burnett was established in 1870, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1934.
Burnett is located at.
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