Burnsville is a small town located in the County of Yancey. Burnsville is also said to be the County seat of Yamcey. Burnsville has a total area of about 4.2 sq. kms. and located at an elevated heihjt of about 2823 ft. above the ground level. A major part of the local population is primarily involved with agriculture, education and the local health sector. Some also keep themselves economically engaged with the local Post Office.