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Welcome to Boydton ...

The town of Boydton is located in Mecklenburg County<1> and is the County Seat for Mecklenburg County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Boydton has a population of 412 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Boydton is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Boydton: (434)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 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).

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 (which had a count of 454 people).

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

Communities near Boydton ...

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

  • South Hill [Mecklenburg County]
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    • South Hill [Mecklenburg County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Boydton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,356 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Hill<6>
  • Chase City [Mecklenburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chase City
    • Chase City [Mecklenburg County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Boydton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,217 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chase City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chase City<6>
  • Clarksville [Mecklenburg County]
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    • Clarksville [Mecklenburg County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Boydton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,169 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarksville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarksville<6>
  • Norlina [Warren County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norlina
    • Norlina [Warren County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Boydton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,040 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norlina
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norlina<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • La Crosse [Mecklenburg County]
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      • La Crosse [Mecklenburg County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Boydton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 576 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Crosse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Crosse<6>
    • Stovall [Granville County]
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      • Stovall [Granville County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Boydton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 420 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stovall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stovall
    • Middleburg [Vance County]
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      • Middleburg [Vance County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Boydton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 138 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middleburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middleburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middleburg<6>
    • Finchley [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Finchley
      • Finchley [Mecklenburg County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Boydton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Finchley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Finchley
    • Dunns Corner [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunns Corner
      • Dunns Corner [Mecklenburg County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Boydton
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    • Jeffress [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jeffress
      • Jeffress [Mecklenburg County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Boydton
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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 Boydton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Boydton.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Boydton.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Boydton. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers 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.

Adding Boydton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Boydton 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 Boydton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Boydton on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).

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

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

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 Mecklenburg, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Boydton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Boydton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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, 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BoydtonOur 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       In this case, the coordinates for Boydton 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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