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Welcome to Boyd ...

The village of Boyd is located in Chippewa County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Boyd, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1881.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Boyd has a population of 532 people<3> (see below for details).

Boyd is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Boyd: (715) and (534)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Boyd had an population of 532 people. This is a decrease of 3.62% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 21.76% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Boyd had a population of 552 people. This makes Boyd the county's 26th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 552 people, the population of Boyd decreased 18.82% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 680 people).

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

Communities Also Named Boyd ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 37 communities that are also named Boyd - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas (3), California (2), Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri (2), Montana (2), Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (4), South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas (2) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Boyd ...

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

  • Chippewa Falls
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chippewa Falls
    • Chippewa Falls is located in Chippewa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,407 people
  • Lake Hallie
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Hallie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Hallie
    • Lake Hallie is located in Chippewa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,779 people
  • Stanley
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanley
    • Stanley is located in Chippewa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,705 people
  • Thorp
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thorp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thorp
    • Thorp is located in Clark County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,604 people
  • Augusta
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Augusta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Augusta
    • Augusta is located in Eau Claire County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,517 people
  • Cadott
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cadott have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cadott
    • Cadott is located in Chippewa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,411 people
  • Cornell
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cornell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cornell
    • Cornell is located in Chippewa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,400 people
  • Fall Creek
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fall Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fall Creek
    • Fall Creek is located in Eau Claire County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,291 people
  • Gilman
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gilman
    • Gilman is located in Taylor County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 390 people
  • Lublin
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lublin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lublin
    • Lublin is located in Taylor County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 113 people

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

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

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

Adding Boyd to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Boyd was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Boyd post office opened in 1881.

We also found Boyd in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Boyd.

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

The official website for Chippewa County: www.co.chippewa.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Chippewa, 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 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 Boyd.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Boyd - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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