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Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Washington
County Pierce
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)

Burnett is an unincorporated community in Pierce County, Washington, United States. It is located just south of Buckley, Washington. It is on State Route 165 between Buckley, Washington and Mt. Rainier National Park. It is located at 47°7′45.98″N 122°2′52.01″W / 47.1294389°N 122.0477806°W / 47.1294389; -122.0477806 (47.12944, -122.04778).

A post office called Burnett was established in 1888, and remained in operation until 1927. The community was named for Charles Hiram Burnett, Sr., a businessperson in the coal-mining industry.

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