Burnsville, West Virginia (WV), a community in Braxton County, was incorporated in 1902 and named for Captain John Burns, who established the town shortly after the close of the Civil War. On the Little Kanawha River, Burnsville is situated near the mouths of Oil Creek and Saltlick Creek. The lumber industry and development of oil and natural gas fields in the region contributed to its growth.
Lodging near Burnsville, West Virginia
Parks & Public Recreation
The following parks and public recreation areas are located within 20 miles of the community
- Cedar Creek State Park
- Burnsville Lake Wildlife Management Area
- Elk River Wildlife Management Area
- Stonewall Jackson Lake Wildlife Management Area
Burnsville is located on the I-79 expressway approximately 17 miles north of the county seat at Sutton, West Virginia, 20 miles south of Weston, West Virginia, and 17 miles east of Glenville, West Virginia.
Map of Burnsville, West Virginia
Burnsville is located in the Heartland Region in central West Virginia.