Introduction to Burkburnett, Texas
Burkburnett, Texas is 13 miles N of Wichita Falls, Texas and 112 miles SW of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. It is in Wichita county. The city is part of the Wichita Falls metro area. The population of Burkburnett is 10,927.
This site was originally settled in by ranchers as early as 1856. The community was then called Nesterville by some locals. The town had a small store and a population of just over 130 by 1880. Burkburnett was named in the honor of Samuel Burk Burnett, who owned the 6666 Ranch.
Burkburnett and nearby Attractions
- Sand Beach Skate
- Burkburnett RV Park
- Central Church of Christ of Burkburnett
- Freeman Park
- Kell House Museum
- Wichita Falls Railroad Museum
Things To Do In Burkburnett
Golfers can enjoy a round at the River Creek Park Golf Course. There are also several parks, which are great places to plan trips with friends and family members.
Air transportation in the city is provided by Lawton-Fort Sill Regional Airport.
Burkburnett Higher Education
Higher educational opportunities are provided by Midwestern State University, Cameron University and Southwestern Oklahoma State University.