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The county seat, Burlington was originally named Craig's Camp for the early settler John Hawkins Craig. The town was first incorporated as Wilmington in 1800, and then renamed Burlington in 1816. It has gone through periods of incorporation throughout it's history. It is presently one of the few unincorporated county seats in Kentucky.
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The county courthouse, the most prominent building in town, is located on the town square.
- Browse photographs from Burlington
- 2007 Burlington, Kentucky Ghost Walk (full script)
- 2007 Burlington Ghost Walk at Google Maps
- Behind the Scenes: Burlington History by James K. Duvall
- Burlington Revealed: Historical Structures by Emily Meier
- Towns in Boone County
- Carpenter House, Burlington
- Willis Graves House, Burlington
- Willis Graves Log House, Burlington
- Kirkpatrick House, Burlington
- Erastus Tousey House, Burlington
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