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

The community of Madison is the Seat for Boone County.

Boone County was founded in 1847. Boone was created by taking area from Cabell, and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Boone had a population of 24,709 people. This is a decrease of 3.23% since the last Census (which gave a population of 25,535 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Boone represented 1.41% of the total population of West Virginia, making it the state's 28th most populous county (out of 55 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201024,629-3.55%-0.32% since 2009
200924,709-3.23%-0.29% since 2008
200824,780-2.96%-1.35% since 2007
200025,535The Last Census

More information can be found on the Boone County Census Page for Boone County.


Below are some of the communities located in Boone County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Boone County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Madison   2,5842,6773.47% decrease  
Danville   --550 
Whitesville   4965204.62% decrease  
Sylvester   446195128.7% increase  

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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