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Encyclopedia > Boones Mill, Virginia

Boones Mill is a town located in Franklin County, Virginia. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 285.


Boones Mill is located at 37°6'56" North, 79°57'14" West (37.115462, -79.953966)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.9 km˛ (0.7 mi˛). 1.9 km˛ (0.7 mi˛) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.


As of the census2 of 2000, there are 285 people, 131 households, and 77 families residing in the town. The population density is 148.7/km˛ (387.5/mi˛). There are 138 housing units at an average density of 72.0/km˛ (187.6/mi˛). The racial makeup of the town is 95.79% White, 2.46% African American, 0.70% Native American, 1.05% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.00% from two or more races. 1.05% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 131 households out of which 26.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.4% are married couples living together, 5.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 41.2% are non-families. 34.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.18 and the average family size is 2.82.

In the town the population is spread out with 20.4% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 33.0% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 15.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 91.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 97.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $39,688, and the median income for a family is $44,821. Males have a median income of $37,500 versus $23,542 for females. The per capita income for the town is $16,795. 8.2% of the population and 3.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 10.9% of those under the age of 18 and 11.6% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

External links

  • Maps and aerial photos
    • Street map from Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=37.115462&longitude=_79.953966&zoom=6)
    • Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=37.115462&lon=_79.953966&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
    • Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver (http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=_79.953966&lat=37.115462&w=750&h=500)

  Results from FactBites:
Boones Mill Virginia Real Estate * Country Homes * Farms * Blue Ridge Mountain Land * Recreational Property (484 words)
Welcome to Boones Mill Virginia, located in Franklin County and nestled in the land between the lakes and the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Boones Mill Virginia is a wonderful town situated just 14 miles south
Starting along a major north-south route and blessed with an abundance of beauty of natural resources, Franklin County combines its rustic rural character with today's modern lifestyle to provide visitors a wide range of activities and experiences from the uniquely simple to the very sophisticated.
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Daniel Boone, the famous pioneer, is of the British (English, Scotch and Scotch-Irish) line which descended from George Boone, III, and his wife, Mary Mauridge of Devonshire, England.
Jacob Boon built his mills and engaged in farming and milling in Boones Mill, south of Roanoke, near the Norfolk and Western Railroad.
Boones Mill was incorporated as a town in 1927.
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