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Welcome to Boones Mill ...

The town of Boones Mill is located in Franklin County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Boones Mill: Boones Ml. (or less commonly used: Boones Mll.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Boones Mill for more information about variations on the name of Boones Mill.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Boones Mill has a population of 233 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Boones Mill.

Boones Mill is 1,170 feet [357 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Boones Mill lies within the (540) area code.

The ZIP code for Boones Mill: 24065<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Boones Mill had an population of 233 people. This is a decrease of 2.51% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.25% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Boones Mill had a population of 239 people. This makes Boones Mill the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 239 people, the population of Boones Mill decreased 16.14% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 285 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Boones Mill.

Adding Boones Mill 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 Boones Mill 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 Boones Mill 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 Boones Mill on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Boones Mill ...

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

  • Roanoke [Roanoke City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roanoke
    • Roanoke [Roanoke City] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Boones Mill
    • Estimated population in 2019: 99,143 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roanoke
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roanoke<6>
  • Salem [Salem City]
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    • Salem [Salem City] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Boones Mill
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,301 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<6>
  • Radford [Bedford County]
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    • Radford [Bedford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Boones Mill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Radford have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Vinton [Roanoke County]
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    • Vinton [Roanoke County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Boones Mill
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,104 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vinton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vinton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rocky Mount [Franklin County]
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      • Rocky Mount [Franklin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Boones Mill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,724 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Mount
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rocky Mount<6>
    • Burnt Chimney [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnt Chimney
      • Burnt Chimney [Franklin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Boones Mill
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    • Algoma [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Algoma
      • Algoma [Franklin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Boones Mill
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    • Cave Spring [Roanoke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cave Spring
      • Cave Spring [Roanoke County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Boones Mill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cave Spring
    • Garden City [Roanoke City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garden City
      • Garden City [Roanoke City] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Boones Mill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garden City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garden City
    • Barfoot [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barfoot
      • Barfoot [Franklin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Boones Mill
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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 Boones Mill. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Boones Mill.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Boones Mill ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Virginia

About Franklin County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Franklin County: www.franklincountyva.org/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Franklin, 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 Boones Mill.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Boones Mill - 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 town (such as Boones Mill). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Boones Mill or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Boones Mill) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Boones Mill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1153, Longitude: -79.9546    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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