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Boyden, Iowa

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The location of Boyden

Welcome to Boyden ...

The city of Boyden is located in Sioux County.

The location of Boyden has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Boyden has a population of 687 people<2> (see below for details).

Boyden is 1,420 feet [433 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Boyden is located in the (712) area code.

The ZIP code for Boyden: 51234<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Boyden had a population of 707 people. This makes Boyden the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Boyden represents 0.02% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 375th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 707 people, the population of Boyden increased 5.21% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 672 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Boyden had an population of 687 people. This is a decrease of 2.83% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.23% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Boyden.

Communities near Boyden ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Sioux Center   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of Boyden

Orange City   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of Boyden

Sheldon   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of Boyden

Located in O'Brien County

Rock Valley   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Boyden

Sibley   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Boyden

Located in Osceola County

Rock Rapids   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Boyden

Located in Lyon County

Hull   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Boyden

Sanborn   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Boyden

Located in O'Brien County

Alton   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of Boyden

George   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Boyden

Located in Lyon County

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

Communities Also Named Boyden ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Boyden - it's located in North Carolina.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Boyden. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Boyden. 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 Boyden.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Boyden ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Sioux County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Boyden.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Boyden - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Boyden). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Boyden or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Boyden) 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 Boyden. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Boyden

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Boyden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1895, Longitude: -96.0027     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Boyden have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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