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Boaz, West Virginia

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Census Data for Boaz ...

As far as we can tell, Boaz has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Boaz, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<1>
 Parkersburg30,601   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
 Marietta (OH)13,650   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
 Vienna10,459   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
 Belpre (OH)6,461   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]

Wood County ...

Boaz is located in Wood County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Wood County.

Population Rings for Boaz ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Boaz and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Boaz. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<3> We don't have the population of Boaz, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]527,870-2.46%
10 mi   [16 km]764,932-2.37%
15 mi   [24 km]1167,769-2.29%
20 mi   [32 km]1670,898-2.25%
25 mi   [40 km]2373,794-2.22%
30 mi   [48 km]3382,629-2.4%

Miscellaneous Information for Boaz ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Wood County or the community of Boaz:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Boaz:

GNIS ID for Boaz: 1553944

GNIS ID for Wood County: 1560558

GNIS ID for West Virginia: 1779805

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 54 (West Virginia)

County Code: 107 (Wood County)

Place Code: 08836 (Boaz)

State & County Code: 54/107 (West Virginia / Wood County)

State & Place Code: 54/08836 (West Virginia / Boaz)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Boaz is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #5 (the South Atlantic Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Boaz.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Boaz. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Boaz) 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 Boaz. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Boaz

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Boaz. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3615, Longitude: -81.5021     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Boaz have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Boaz.