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Burgin, Kentucky

Burgin, Kentucky

Burgin (KY), 40310, United States

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Description Burgin is a home rule-class city in Mercer County, Kentucky, in the United States. Its population was 965 at the 2010 census.HistoryWhat is now Burgin was originally known as "Cane Run." In 1874, the Cincinnati Southern Railway obtained a right-of-way from local landowner Temple Burgin and opened Burgin Station. The town was established in 1877 and incorporated in 1878. The post office opened as "Bergen" in 1877 and changed its name to "Burgin" in 1886.GeographyBurgin is located at . The city is concentrated along Kentucky Route 152, with most of its public buildings lying just west of the highway's intersection with Kentucky Route 33 . Harrodsburg lies to the west of Burgin along KY 152, and Danville lies to the south along KY 33. Burgin is located at the headwaters of Cane Run, which flows eastward into the Dix River.According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.2sqmi, all land.ClimateThe climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Burgin has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.