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Booneville, Mississippi

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The location of Booneville

Welcome to Booneville ...

The city of Booneville is located in Prentiss County and is the County Seat for Prentiss County.

The location of Booneville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Booneville has a population of 8,740 people<2> (see below for details).

Booneville is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Booneville: (662)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Booneville had a population of 8,743 people (or 34.59% of the total population of Prentiss County). This makes Booneville the county's most populous community.

The population of Booneville represents 0.29% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 44th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,743 people, the population of Booneville increased 1.37% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,625 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Booneville had an population of 8,740 people (or an increase of 1.33% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Booneville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Corinth   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the North (N) of Booneville

Located in Alcorn County

Baldwyn   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Booneville

Located in Lee County

Guntown   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Booneville

Located in Lee County

Farmington   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Booneville

Located in Alcorn County

Burnsville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Booneville

Located in Tishomingo County

Jumpertown   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Booneville

Dumas   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Booneville

Located in Tippah County

Glen   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Booneville

Located in Alcorn County

Tishomingo   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Booneville

Located in Tishomingo County

Rienzi   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of Booneville

Located in Alcorn County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Booneville.

Communities Also Named Booneville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Booneville - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and Tennessee.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Booneville. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Booneville. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Booneville. Our list includes 8 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Booneville:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Booneville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Booneville.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Booneville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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- Booneville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Booneville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Booneville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Booneville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6643, Longitude: -88.5684     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Booneville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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