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Welcome to Booneville ...

The city of Booneville is located in Owsley County<1> and is the County Seat for Owsley County.

The location of Booneville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Booneville has a population of 158 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Booneville.

Booneville is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Booneville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Booneville lies within the (606) area code.

The ZIP code for Booneville: 41314<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Booneville had an population of 158 people. This is an increase of 95.06% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 42.34% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Booneville had a population of 81 people. This makes Booneville the county's most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 81 people, the population of Booneville decreased 27.03% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 111 people).

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

Adding Booneville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Booneville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Booneville was on a map titled Map of Kentucky (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Booneville on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Booneville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Booneville - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Mississippi, Pennsylvania and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Booneville ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Booneville.

  • Jackson [Breathitt County]
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    • Jackson [Breathitt County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Booneville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,917 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<7>
  • Beattyville [Lee County]
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    • Beattyville [Lee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Booneville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,461 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beattyville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beattyville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beattyville<7>
  • McKee [Jackson County]
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    • McKee [Jackson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Booneville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 773 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McKee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McKee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McKee<7>
  • Annville [Jackson County]
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    • Annville [Jackson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Booneville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Annville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Annville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Annville<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Campton [Wolfe County]
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      • Campton [Wolfe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Booneville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 417 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Campton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Campton<7>
    • Buckhorn [Perry County]
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      • Buckhorn [Perry County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Booneville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 129 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buckhorn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buckhorn<7>
    • Southfork [Owsley County]
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      • Southfork [Owsley County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the south of Booneville
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    • Idamay [Lee County]
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      • Idamay [Lee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northwest of Booneville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Idamay have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Idamay
    • Lone [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lone
      • Lone [Lee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northeast of Booneville
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    • Vincent [Owsley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vincent
      • Vincent [Owsley County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of Booneville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vincent have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vincent

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Booneville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Booneville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Booneville. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Booneville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Booneville. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Booneville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Booneville ...

Looking for more information about Booneville? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Booneville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Booneville.

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

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Owsley, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Booneville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Booneville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Booneville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Booneville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Booneville) 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 Booneville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BoonevilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Booneville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4749, Longitude: -83.6769       In this case, the coordinates for Booneville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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