Nestled on bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River, Burlington is southeast Iowa’s destination for cultural delights, unique stores with one-of-a-kind finds, recreation and rewarding job opportunities. This tight-knit community has an important place in Iowa lore ? it was the first capital of the Iowa Territory, and Iowa’s “The Hawkeye State” moniker originated here. Burlington maintains a special connection with its rich history, as a number of buildings, including the Capitol Theater, are found on the National Registry of Historic Places. Don’t let this town’s historical significance fool you – Burlington is a thriving community with ample job opportunities in healthcare, transportation and advanced manufacturing. With a wide variety of attractions, a commitment to quality education and its lively downtown district, Burlington perfectly blends small-town charm with a deep dedication to community.!