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-The county seat, Burlington was originally named Craig'​s Camp for the early settler [[John Hawkins Craig]]. The [[towns|town]] was incorporated in [[1824]], but lost that status. It was reincorporated in 1910, but the charter was again annulled in 1923. It is one of few unincorporated [[boone_county|county]] seats in Kentucky.+The county seat, Burlington was originally named Craig'​s Camp for the early settler [[John Hawkins Craig]]. The [[towns|town]] was first incorporated ​as Wilmington ​in [[1800]], and then renamed Burlington in [[1816|1816]]. It has gone through periods of incorporation throughout it's history. It is presently ​one of few unincorporated [[boone_county|county]] seats in Kentucky.
  
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