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Boone, West Virginia

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Welcome to Boone ...

So far, we have found very little information about Boone. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Boone to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Boone, please Contact Us.

Boone would have been located within present day Fayette County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Boone is 1,670 feet [509 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Boone was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Boone would have been located in the (304) & (681)<4> area codes.

Communities near Boone ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Boone and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Ansted   [Map]   1,353   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   W   5 miles [8 km]
Montgomery   [Map]   1,549   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mount Hope   [Map]   1,310   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,338   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Boone ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Boone - they are located in Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington.

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

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 Boone. 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 Boone. 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 Boone.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in West Virginia

About Fayette County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of West Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Boone, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Boone - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<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- Boone) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Boone. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0340, Longitude: -81.0079     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Boone have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Boone.

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