Burlington is located within the Countie's of Alamance and Guilford. It is a part of the MSA of North Carolina. Burlington has a total area of about 55 sq. kms. and elevated from the ground by about 634 ft. There are a large number of Parks and educational institutes in the area and this helps to attract a large number of tourists here. Burlington is also home to a large number of educational institutes in the area and this helps the locals with plenty of job potential. There are also quite a few industrial institutions in the area, along with plenty of shopping and eating facilities in the area. All these helps to make a substantial contribution in to the local economy. There is also a local Post Office and other government based infrastructure facilities.