Free Burke County, North Carolina Topo Maps & Elevations

Free printable Burke County, NC topographic maps, GPS coordinates, photos, & more for popular landmarks in Burke County including Morganton, Valdese, and Icard.

County Borders


Burke County, North Carolina covers an area of approximately 515 square miles with a geographic center of 35.76032448°(N), -81.73022588°(W).

These are the far north, south, east, and west coordinates of Burke County, North Carolina, comprising a rectangle that encapsulates it. Please note that not all coordinates inside this rectangle will fall inside of Burke County, North Carolina, as it (most likely) doesn't fill up the entire rectangle.

North: 35.99921417°(N)
South: 35.55971527°(N)
East: -81.37828064°(W)
West: -81.99073029°(W)


According to data gathered by the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission. The lowest elevation in Burke County is 138 meters (453 feet). This ranks Burke County 75th in terms of lowest elevations when compared to a total of 100 counties in North Carolina.

Burke County's highest elevation is 430 meters (1,411 feet) which ranks it 24th in terms of highest elevations when compared to a total of 100 counties in North Carolina.

US Topo Maps covering Burke County, NC

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Burke County is covered by the following US Topo Map quadrants.

Ashford PDF Order Print
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Benn Knob PDF Order Print
Bethlehem PDF Order Print
Casar PDF Order Print
Chestnut Mountain PDF Order Print
Collettsville PDF Order Print
Drexel PDF Order Print
Dysartsville PDF Order Print
Glen Alpine PDF Order Print
Granite Falls PDF Order Print
Linville Falls PDF Order Print
Longview PDF Order Print
Marion East PDF Order Print
Morganton North PDF Order Print
Morganton South PDF Order Print
Newland PDF Order Print
Oak Hill PDF Order Print
Valdese PDF Order Print

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