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Welcome to Boston ...

Boston is located in Madison County.

When the people of Boston refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Bostonian<1>

Boston is 2,320 feet [707 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Boston is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Boston lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities near Boston ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Boston and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Batson   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Combs   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Georgetown   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Huntsville   [Map]   2,456   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Kingston   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Oark   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Boston.

Communities Also Named Boston ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 37 communities that are also named Boston - they are located in Alabama (2), Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Indiana (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky (5), Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri (4), New York, Ohio (5), Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia (3) and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Boston.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Boston. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Boston. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Boston.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Boston:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Boston ...

Looking for more information about Boston? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Boston? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Boston, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Boston.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Boston. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Arkansas: www.arkansas.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Boston refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Boston may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Boston - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Boston. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Boston) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Boston. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Boston

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Boston. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8407, Longitude: -93.6014     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Boston.

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