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Welcome to Boice ...

Boice is located in Wayne County<1>.

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

Boice is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Boice: (601) & (769)<4>

Adding Boice to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Boice elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Boice ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Boice - they are located in Montana and New York.

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

Communities near Boice ...

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

  • Waynesboro [Wayne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waynesboro
    • Waynesboro [Wayne County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Boice
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,805 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waynesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waynesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waynesboro<6>
  • Silas [Choctaw County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silas
    • Silas [Choctaw County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Boice
    • Estimated population in 2019: 430 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Silas<6>
  • Shubuta [Clarke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shubuta
    • Shubuta [Clarke County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Boice
    • Estimated population in 2019: 406 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shubuta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shubuta
  • Clara [Wayne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clara
    • Clara [Wayne County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Boice
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clara
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Robinsons Junction [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robinsons Junction
      • Robinsons Junction [Wayne County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Boice
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robinsons Junction
    • Aquilla [Choctaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aquilla
      • Aquilla [Choctaw County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Boice
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aquilla have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aquilla
    • Junction City [Clarke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Junction City
      • Junction City [Clarke County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Boice
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junction City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Junction City
    • Mehaffey [Washington County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mehaffey
      • Mehaffey [Washington County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Boice
    • Melvin [Choctaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Melvin
      • Melvin [Choctaw County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Boice
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Melvin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Melvin
    • Bolinger [Choctaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bolinger
      • Bolinger [Choctaw County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Boice
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bolinger have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bolinger

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Boice ...

Looking for more information about Boice? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Boice, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Boice.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Wayne County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Wayne, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Boice - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>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- Boice) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Boice. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7477, Longitude: -88.6548       In this case, the coordinates for Boice have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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