About Burke CountyAbout Burke County<p>​Quick Facts About Burke County</p><ul><li>The Pisgah National Forest makes up the northern part of Burke County</li><li>89,000 citizens live in Burke County</li><li>Burke County has approximately 500 dedicated employees</li><li>Two American Bald Eagles have made their home at Lake James in Burke County</li><li>Burke County has the third largest concentration of state employment in North Carolina</li></ul>