The city of Burlington encompasses the following counties: Des Moines. Burlington's government is comprised of the Mayor, who is currently Jim Davidson.
Burlington encompasses land area: 14.48 sq mi (37.51 km2), water area: 0.76 sq mi (1.98 km2). The elevation is 696 ft (185 m) above sea level. This equates to a population density of 1,772.2/sq mi (684.2/km2). The local time zone is CST (UTC-6).
Local area codes are 319. The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code for the city is 19-09550, which is used in computer filings when non-government agencies and contractors fulfill government contracts. Additional information and the official website of the city is found at http://www.burlingtoniowa.org/.