The county of Burke is located in North Carolina and was founded in 1777. There are 90,912 residents in Burke who have access to courthouses in Morganton. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. North Carolina is part of the 4th federal circuit court as well.
There are 16,918 residents in Morganton, which is 18.9 square miles and 1,161ft above sea level. It was settled in 1777 and is governed by a local government.