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Boone is a town in central Iowa, located 49 miles northwest of Des Moines. 

It was established as a coal mining town around the 1830's, and officially made a town in 1849. It was originally named "Montana," but the name was changed to Boone in 1871.

Today, it is known for its railroads and seclusion.










People Born in Boone

Mamah Borthwick


Boone in People's Lives

Mamah Borthwick: I was born here in 1969. Where I grew up, here or elsewhere, is unknown.

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