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Around Boonford ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Asheville. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the southwest of Boonford. Asheville has a population of 87,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Johnson City (TN). It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the northwest of Boonford and has a population of 65,100 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2013
Black Mountain   [Map]     8,080   S   23 miles [37 km]
Boone   [Map]     18,211   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Fletcher   [Map]     7,378   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Forest City   [Map]     7,404   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Hendersonville   [Map]     13,466   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Hickory   [Map]     40,361   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Lenoir   [Map]     18,042   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Marion   [Map]     7,930   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mills River   [Map]     6,979   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Morganton   [Map]     16,807   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Bristol (TN)   [Map]     26,626   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Elizabethton (TN)   [Map]     14,359   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Greeneville (TN)   [Map]     15,020   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Kingsport (TN)   [Map]     52,962   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Bristol (VA)   [Map]     17,341   N   46 miles [74 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2013
Bailey   [Map]     ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bakersville   [Map]     454   N   5 miles [8 km]
Burnsville   [Map]     1,669   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Concord   [Map]     ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Grassy Creek   [Map]     ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Green Mountain   [Map]     ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Linville Falls   [Map]     ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Little Switzerland   [Map]     ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Low Gap   [Map]     ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Micaville   [Map]     ---   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Penland   [Map]     ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Plumtree   [Map]     ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Richlands   [Map]     ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Spruce Pine   [Map]     2,123   E   5 miles [8 km]
Stamey Town   [Map]     ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]

For more communities neighboring Boonford, please visit our County-by-County Page for Boonford.

Mitchell County ...

Boonford is located in Mitchell County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Mitchell County: Avery, McDowell, Yancey, Carter (TN) & Unicoi (TN).

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Boonford. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

If you haven't already, you should also register your business through the Bing Business Portal.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have two new sections that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Boonford.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Boonford. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see a Google satellite image of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Boonford. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Airports Near Boonford ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Boonford.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<4>  Location  NFDC<5>
Hickory Rgnl.(HKY/KHKY)   [Map]     Hickory  HKY   ESE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Transylvania Co. Airport   [Map]     Brevard  3NR3   SSW   52 miles [83.7 km]
Concord Rgnl.(ICAO: KJQF)   [Map]     Concord  JQF   ESE   90 miles [144.8 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<6> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Boonford.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Boonford. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  Location  NFDC
Concord Rgnl.(ICAO: KJQF)   [Map]     Concord  JQF   ESE   90 miles [144.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)     Location  NFDC
Hickory Rgnl.(HKY/KHKY)   [Map]     Hickory  HKY   ESE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Transylvania Co. Airport   [Map]     Brevard  3NR3   SSW   52 miles [83.7 km]

Detailed Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Concord Rgnl.(ICAO: KJQF)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Hickory Rgnl.(HKY/KHKY)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Boonford.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Boonford. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Boonford) to Point B.

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<3>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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<4>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<5>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<6>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Boonford), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Boonford.


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