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Welcome to Boyce ...

The town of Boyce is located in Rapides Parish<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Boyce has a population of 979 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Boyce is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Boyce is within the (318) area code.

The ZIP code for Boyce: 71409<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Boyce had an population of 979 people. This is a decrease of 2.49% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.73% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Boyce had a population of 1,004 people. This makes Boyce the parish's 7th most populous community.

The population of Boyce represents 0.02% of the total population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 172nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,004 people, the population of Boyce decreased 15.63% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,190 people).

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

Communities Also Named Boyce ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Boyce - they are located in Kentucky, Mississippi, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Boyce ...

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

  • Alexandria [Rapides Parish]
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    • Alexandria [Rapides Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Boyce
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,573 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alexandria
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alexandria<7>
  • Pineville [Rapides Parish]
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    • Pineville [Rapides Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Boyce
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,111 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pineville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pineville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pineville<7>
  • Ball [Rapides Parish]
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    • Ball [Rapides Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Boyce
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,906 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ball have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ball
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ball<7>
  • Colfax [Grant Parish]
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    • Colfax [Grant Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the north of Boyce
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,431 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colfax have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colfax
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colfax<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Woodworth [Rapides Parish]
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      • Woodworth [Rapides Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Boyce
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,139 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodworth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodworth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodworth<7>
    • Pollock [Grant Parish]
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      • Pollock [Grant Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Boyce
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 483 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pollock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pollock<7>
    • Dry Prong [Grant Parish]
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      • Dry Prong [Grant Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Boyce
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 430 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dry Prong have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dry Prong
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dry Prong<7>
    • Creola [Grant Parish]
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      • Creola [Grant Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Boyce
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 216 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Creola has also been known as:
      • Creola village
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    • Hot Wells [Rapides Parish]
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      • Hot Wells [Rapides Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Boyce
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hot Wells
    • Lena [Rapides Parish]

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 Boyce. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Boyce.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Boyce. 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 Boyce.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Boyce. See our Newspapers Page for Boyce.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Boyce ...

Looking for more information about Boyce? 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 Boyce, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Boyce.

Adding Boyce to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Boyce 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 Boyce was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Boyce on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Louisiana (1911).

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

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About Rapides Parish

About Louisiana

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

The official website for Rapides Parish: www.rppj.com/

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Rapides, 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 Boyce.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Boyce - 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 town (such as Boyce). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Boyce 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 from Point A (ie- Boyce) 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 Boyce. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BoyceOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Boyce. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3910, Longitude: -92.6695       In this case, the coordinates for Boyce 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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