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The location of Bois

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Census Data for Bois ...

As far as we can tell, Bois 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 Bois, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Buckhannon5,612   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
 Weston4,044   N   21 miles [33.8 km]

Webster County ...

Bois is located in Webster County.

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

Population Rings for Bois ...

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

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
15 mi   [24 km]41,806+1.4%
20 mi   [32 km]63,431-0.98%
25 mi   [40 km]1214,659-1.35%
30 mi   [48 km]1617,296-1.45%

Miscellaneous Information for Bois ...

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 Webster County or the community of Bois:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Bois: 1549601

GNIS ID for Webster County: 1550057

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: 101 (Webster County)

Place Code: 08895 (Bois)

State & County Code: 54/101 (West Virginia / Webster County)

State & Place Code: 54/08895 (West Virginia / Bois)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Bois 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 Bois.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/


The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)



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 'point-to-point' distance starting in Bois. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bois) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bois. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7254, Longitude: -80.4348     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bois 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 Bois.