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Welcome to Boonesboro ...

Boonesboro is located in Howard County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Boonesboro, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

Boonesboro is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Boonesboro ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Boonesboro - they are located in Kentucky and Texas.

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

Communities near Boonesboro ...

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

  • Marshall
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
  • Boonville
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
  • Fayette
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fayette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayette
    • Fayette is located in Howard County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,682 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayette <4>
  • Slater
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
  • Glasgow
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glasgow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glasgow
    • Glasgow is located in Howard County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,084 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glasgow <4>
  • New Franklin
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Franklin
    • New Franklin is located in Howard County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,057 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Franklin <4>
  • Pilot Grove
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pilot Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pilot Grove
    • Pilot Grove is located in Cooper County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 761 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pilot Grove <4>
  • Bunceton
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bunceton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bunceton
    • Bunceton is located in Cooper County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 358 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bunceton <4>
  • Windsor Place village
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windsor Place village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windsor Place village
    • Windsor Place village is located in Cooper County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 330 people
    • Windsor Place village has also been known as:
    • Windsor Place village
  • Armstrong
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Armstrong
    • Armstrong is located in Howard County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 276 people

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Boonesboro ...

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

Adding Boonesboro to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Boonesboro was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Boonesboro on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1904.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Boonesboro.

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

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Howard, 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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Boonesboro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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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