Burnet, Texas

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Burnet (pronounced /ˈbɜrnɨt/, BUR-nit) is a city in and the county seat of Burnet County, Texas, United States.[3] The population was 4,735 at the 2000 census.[1]

Both the city and the county were named for David Gouverneur Burnet, the first (provisional) president of the Republic of Texas. He also served as Vice President during the administration of Mirabeau B. Lamar. The name is pronounced as "BURN-it" rather than "bur-NET" because that is the way David Burnet pronounced his name.

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Geography

Burnet is located at 30°45′32″N 98°13′35″W / 30.758991°N 98.226254°W / 30.758991; -98.226254[4], one mile west of the divide between the Brazos and Colorado River watersheds near the center of Burnet County. It is 48 miles northwest of the state capitol, Austin - roughly a 1- to 1½-hour drive via U.S. Highway 183 and State Highway 29. It is 36 miles west of Georgetown (and Interstate Highway 35) via State Highway 29, and 100 miles north of San Antonio on U.S. Highway 281.

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