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

Boone County was founded in 1821 and was created by taking area from HowardCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Boone had a population of 156,377 people. This is an increase of 15.45% since the last Census (which gave a population of 135,454 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Boone represented 2.42% of the total population of Missouri, making it the state's 7th most populous county (out of 115 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010162,642+20.07%+4.01% since 2009
2009156,377+15.45%+1.33% since 2008
2008154,331+13.94%+1.32% since 2007
2000135,454The Last Census

More information can be found on the Boone County Census Page for Boone County.


Below are some of the communities located in Boone County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Boone County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Columbia   102,32484,53121.05% increase  
Ashland   2,2471,86920.22% increase  
Hallsville   9709780.82% decrease  
Sturgeon   9319441.38% decrease  
Rocheport   2042081.92% decrease  

Websites for Boone County

Official Website:   www.showmeboone.com/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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