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Welcome to Boonville ...

The city of Boonville is located in Cooper County<1> and is the County Seat for Cooper County.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Boonville, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1819.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Boonville has a population of 8,321 people<2> (see below for details).

Boonville is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Boonville: (660)

The ZIP code for Boonville: 65233<4>

Websites for Boonville ...

Official Website: www.boonville-mo.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Boonville had an population of 8,321 people (or an increase of 1.45% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Boonville had a population of 8,319 people (or 47.26% of the total population of Cooper County). This makes Boonville the county's most populous community.

The population of Boonville represents 0.14% of the total population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 92nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,319 people, the population of Boonville increased 1.43% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,202 people).

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

Communities Also Named Boonville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 8 communities that are also named Boonville - they are located in California, Colorado, Indiana, Kansas, New York, North Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Boonville ...

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

  • Fayette
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fayette have been provided by the GNIS.<5> 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 <6>
  • Glasgow
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glasgow have been provided by the GNIS.<5> 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 <6>
  • Pilot Grove
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pilot Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<5> 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 <6>
  • Bunceton
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bunceton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> 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 <6>
  • Harrisburg
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrisburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisburg
    • Harrisburg is located in Boone County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 298 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg <6>
  • Prairie Home
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prairie Home have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prairie Home
    • Prairie Home is located in Cooper County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 280 people
  • Rocheport
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rocheport have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocheport
    • Rocheport is located in Boone County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 259 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rocheport <6>
  • Nelson
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nelson
    • Nelson is located in Saline County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 185 people
  • Blackwater
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
  • Wooldridge
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wooldridge
    • Wooldridge is located in Cooper County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 58 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 Boonville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Boonville.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Boonville. Our list includes 68 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Boonville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Boonville ...

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

Adding Boonville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Boonville 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 Boonville was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Boonville post office opened in 1819.

We also found Boonville in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Boonville.

The official website for Boonville: www.boonville-mo.org/

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 Cooper, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Boonville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Boonville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Boonville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Boonville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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