Burneyville is a small community located in Love County, Oklahoma. The post office was established May 5, 1879. It was named for David C. Burney, father of Benjamin Crooks Burney. Benjamin Crooks Burney was Governor of the Chickasaw Nation from 1878 through 1880. Burneyville is located on State Highway 96 west on Interstate 35 and on the north bank of the Oklahoma River.