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    Burnet County Courthouse
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    Veterans Memorial

    by Basaic Written Mar 28, 2016

    Burnet has a very nice veterans memorial on the courthouse grounds, dedicated to the nation's military veterans. I feel it is important to remember the sacrifices made by our veterans and their contributions to our freedom and our way of life.

    Veterans Memorial
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    Burnet Historic District

    by Basaic Written Mar 28, 2016

    Burnet has a nice historic district with several buildings of historical and/or architectural interest. There is one district and one individual location in the Burnet area listed on the National Register of Historic Places. I especially liked the old jail which was completed in 1884 and also housed the sheriff who served as the jailer. The Burnet Library started on the second floor of the jail ( a most unusual arrangement).

    Old Jail Badger Building, Burnet Historic District
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    Burnet and Burnet County

    by Basaic Written Mar 28, 2016

    Burnet is a nice and steadily growing town of about 6100 (up 28% since 2000) located at the intersection of U. S. Highway 281 and Texas Highway 29 in Burnet County in Central Texas. Burnet got its start as a Texas Ranger Camp in 1847. The camp was made a federal fort, Fort Croghan, in 1849. The town began in 1852 when Burnet County was established and was first named "Hamilton". The name was changed to Burnet in 1858 because there was already a Hamilton in Texas. Burnet was incorporated in 1933. Both the town and the county are named for David Gouveneur Burnet, who served as a Secretary of State for the State of Texas and as an Interim President and Vice President for the Republic of Texas. The Burnet County Courthouse, the third one, was completed in 1937 using the Slimline Moderne style of architecture, a follow-on to the better known Art Deco style. The courthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

    Burnet County Courthouse Burnet County Courthouse Burnet City Hall
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Burnet Hotels

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  • Best Western Post Oak Inn

    908 Buchanan Drive, (formerly Howard Johnson Express Inn), Burnet, Texas, 78611, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Holiday Inn Express Conference Centre

    810 SOUTH WATER STREET, Burnet, TX 78611

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Rainbow Hearth Sanctuary and Retreat

    1330 Waterway Lane, Burnet, Texas, 78611, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Canyon Of The Eagles Lodge

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  • Log Country Cove

    617 Log Country Cove , Burnet, Texas, 78611, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Verandas Guest House

    108 East League Street, Burnet, Texas, 78611, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Sundown Motor Inn

    205 N Water St, Burnet, Texas, 78611, United States

    Satisfaction: Terrible

    Good for: Solo

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