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Boydton, Virginia

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Welcome to Boydton ...

The town of Boydton is located in Mecklenburg County and is the County Seat for Mecklenburg County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Boydton has a population of 412 people<2> (see below for details).

Boydton is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Boydton: (434)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Boydton had a population of 431 people. This makes Boydton the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 431 people, the population of Boydton decreased 5.07% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 454 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Boydton had an population of 412 people. This is a decrease of 4.41% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.25% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Boydton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Boydton and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Middleburg (NC)   [Map]   139   S   18 miles [29 km]
Norlina (NC)   [Map]   1,063   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Stovall (NC)   [Map]   413   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Chase City   [Map]   2,234   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Clarksville   [Map]   1,183   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Dunns Corner   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

See 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 Boydton. 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 Boydton. 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 Boydton. Our list includes 10 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Boydton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Virginia

About Mecklenburg County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Boydton. 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 Boydton.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Boydton - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Boydton) 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 Boydton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Boydton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Boydton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6661, Longitude: -78.3907     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Boydton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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