Burnsville, West Virginia

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Burnsville, WV (West Virginia), 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


Burnsville, WV, straddles 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

Regional Information

Burnsville, WV, is located in the Heartland Region in central West Virginia.