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The New International Encyclopædia/Burlington (Kansas)

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BURLINGTON. A city and county-seat of Coffey County, Kan., 60 miles south of Topeka, on the Neosho River, and on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fé, and the Missouri, Kansas and Texas railroads (Map: Kansas, G 3). It is the centre of an agricultural and stock-raising district, in the principal products of which it has considerable trade, is supplied with good water-power, and contains flour-mills. The city has a public library. Population, in 1890, 2239; in 1900, 2418.