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Coordinates: 36°29′18″N 119°59′07″W / 36.48833°N 119.98528°W / 36.48833; -119.98528

—  Unincorporated community  —
Burrel is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 36°29′18″N 119°59′07″W / 36.48833°N 119.98528°W / 36.48833; -119.98528
Country United States
State California
County Fresno County
Elevation [1] 203 ft (62 m)

Burrel (formerly, Burrell) is an unincorporated community in Fresno County, California.[1] It is located 5 miles (8 km) northwest of Lanare,[2] at an elevation of 203 feet (62 m).[1]

Burrel is located southwest of the city of Fresno, midway between California State Route 99 and Interstate 5.[3]

A post office was established at Burrel in 1912.[2] The place is named for Cuthbert Burrel, owner of a nearby ranch.[2] In the 1850s and 1860s, nearby Elkhorn Station functioned as a stage stop.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographical Names Information System: Burrel, California
  2. ^ a b c d Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 1009. ISBN 9781884995149.  
  3. ^ Burrel, California CA Community Profile: City Data, Resources, Maps


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