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Burnet

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Burnet is a city in and the county seat of Burnet County, Texas, United States. The population was 5,987 at the 2010 census.Both the city and the county were named for David Gouverneur Burnet, the first president of the Republic of Texas. He also served as Vice President during the administration of Mirabeau B. Lamar.GeographyBurnet is located one mile west of the divide between the Brazos and Colorado River watersheds near the center of Burnet County. It is northwest of the state capital, Austin - roughly a 1- to 1½-hour drive via U.S. Highway 183 and State Highway 29. It is west of Georgetown and Interstate Highway 35 via State Highway 29, and north of San Antonio on U.S. Highway 281.According to the United States Census Bureau, Burnet has a total area of 26.3km2, of which 26.2sqkm is land and 0.1sqkm, or 0.32%, is water.HistoryIn December 1847, a company of the Texas Ranger Division commanded by Henry E. McCulloch established a station at the site of present-day Burnet for the protection of frontier settlers from Indian raids. In March 1849, the station was chosen as a federal fort and named Fort Croghan.
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