Veterans Affairs Departments in Burke County, North Carolina

There are 3 Veterans Affairs Departments in Burke County, North Carolina, serving a population of 88,898 people in an area of 507 square miles. There is 1 Veterans Affairs Department per 29,632 people, and 1 Veterans Affairs Department per 168 square miles.

In North Carolina, Burke County is ranked 28th of 100 counties in Veterans Affairs Departments per capita, and 22nd of 100 counties in Veterans Affairs Departments per square mile.

List of Burke County Veterans Affairs Departments

Find Burke County, North Carolina veterans affairs departments, or service organizations.


Burke County Veterans Service 110 North Green Street Morganton, NC

Disabled American Veterans 2779 Dav Avenue Morganton, NC

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5362 557 Hopewell Road Morganton, NC

About Veterans Affairs Departments & Services

Burke County Veteran Service Organizations provide support for veterans of the US Armed Forces through a number of government agencies and nonprofit organizations at the Federal, North Carolina State, and local Burke County, NC level. Veteran Services can include assistance with veteran benefits, support for veterans with disabilities, and access to insurance, medical care, and education benefits. At the Federal level, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides Veteran Services in Burke County.

You may contact Veterans Services for questions about:
  • Burke County military and veterans' benefits
  • Veterans Affairs Offices and Vet Centers
  • Burke County VA Hospitals and health benefits
  • VA Burial services
  • Burke County VFW and AMVETS posts

Burke County Veteran Statistics

Find Burke County Veteran Status, VA Health Care Coverage, and Period of Military Service. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Burke County Veteran Status
 Burke CountyNorth Carolina
Veterans6,189 (8.7%)670,326 (8.7%)
Burke County VA Health Care Coverage
 Burke CountyNorth Carolina
VA Health Care Coverage3,171 (3.7%)269,423 (2.7%)
No Other Coverage465 (0.5%)38,644 (0.4%)
Age: Under 1963,953
Age: 19 to 64 Years1,123131,798
Age: 65 Years+2,042133,672
Burke County Period of Military Service
 Burke CountyNorth Carolina
Gulf War (2001+), no Gulf War (90-01), no Vietnam Era28875,657
Gulf War (2001+) and Gulf War (90-01), no Vietnam Era9847,874
Gulf War (2001+), and Gulf War (90-01), and Vietnam Era592,764
Gulf War (90-01), no Vietnam Era41889,901
Gulf War (90-01) and Vietnam Era13413,693
Vietnam Era, no Korean War, no World War II2,611213,695
Vietnam Era and Korean War, no World War II136,699
Vietnam Era and Korean War and World War II111,097
Korean War, no Vietnam Era, no World War II63044,331
Korean War and World War II, no Vietnam Era51,770
World War II, no Korean War, no Vietnam Era19020,565
Between Gulf War and Vietnam Era only1,01599,543
Between Vietnam Era and Korean War only60749,795
Between Korean War and World War II only1102,667
Pre-World War II only-275