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Welcome to Boomer ...

Boomer is located in Wilkes County<1>.

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

Boomer is 1,230 feet [375 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Boomer lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Boomer lies within the (336) area code.

Communities Also Named Boomer ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Boomer - they are located in Iowa, Missouri, Tennessee and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Boomer ...

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

  • Lenoir [Caldwell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lenoir
    • Lenoir [Caldwell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Boomer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,911 people
    • Former name for Lenoir:
    • Tucker's Barn
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lenoir
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lenoir<5>
  • North Wilkesboro [Wilkes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Wilkesboro
    • North Wilkesboro [Wilkes County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Boomer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,082 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Wilkesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Wilkesboro<5>
  • Wilkesboro [Wilkes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilkesboro
    • Wilkesboro [Wilkes County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Boomer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,430 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilkesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilkesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilkesboro<5>
  • Taylorsville [Alexander County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylorsville
    • Taylorsville [Alexander County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Boomer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,140 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cedar Rock [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Rock
      • Cedar Rock [Caldwell County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Boomer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 299 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Cedar Rock has also been known as:
      • Cedar Rock village
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Rock
    • Love Valley [Iredell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Love Valley
      • Love Valley [Iredell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Boomer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 115 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Love Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Love Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Love Valley<5>
    • Moravian Falls [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moravian Falls
      • Moravian Falls [Wilkes County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Boomer
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moravian Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moravian Falls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moravian Falls<5>
    • Stokes [Wilkes County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stokes
      • Stokes [Wilkes County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Boomer
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stokes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Ferguson [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ferguson
      • Ferguson [Wilkes County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Boomer
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ferguson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ferguson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ferguson<5>
    • Mount Pleasant [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pleasant
      • Mount Pleasant [Wilkes County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Boomer
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Boomer ...

Looking for more information about Boomer? 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 Boomer, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Boomer.

Adding Boomer to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Boomer was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Boomer on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

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

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About Wilkes County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wilkes County: www.wilkescounty.net/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Wilkes, 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 Boomer - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Boomer) 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 Boomer. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BoomerOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Boomer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0674, Longitude: -81.2537       In this case, the coordinates for Boomer have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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