Burlington has a total area of about 11.3 sq. kms. and located at a height of about 30 ft. from the sea level. The city of Burlington is located within the area of Skagit County. Burlington falls within the area of Anacortes - Mount Vernon, Metropolitan Statistical Area of Washington. There are a large number of shopping malls located in the area and the local economy is primarily based on it. One of the important mall in the area is the famous Cascade Mall. A notable figure of Burlington is Music supervisor, Frank Handy.