With a total area of about 2 sq. miles, Burlington is said to be one of the most popular in the county of Kit Carson. It is also the only city of the County. The first settlement was established by some German immigrants. They arrived from Russia. The Kit Carson County Carousel is an important historical landmark, which helps to attract a lot of tourists. The media is also quite well developed with a number of radio stations and a weekly newspaper. Two notable residents of the area are Mark Hillman and Mike Lounge.