Boyce, Virginia

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Boyce is a town in Clarke County, Virginia, United States. The population was 426 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Boyce is located at 39°5′35″N 78°3′33″W / 39.09306°N 78.05917°W / 39.09306; -78.05917 (39.093118, -78.059190).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.4 square miles (0.9 km²), all of it land.

The town is situated at the crossing of the Norfolk & Western Railway and the Winchester and Berry's Ferry Turnpike about two miles (3 km) west of Millwood of which it is the shipping point, and three miles (5 km) from Old Chapel and White Post, Virginia respectively, and nine miles (14 km) from Winchester, Virginia upon a ridge, which drains on the one side into the Pagebrook Run and on the other into the Saragota Run, affording most excellent sanitary conditions. It is apparently well underlaid with water, a number of its artesian wells proving inexhaustible. The Town well at a depth of 165 feet (50 m) furnishes water so cold that no ice is needed with it.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 426 people, 159 households, and 114 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,179.9 people per square mile (456.9/km²). There were 168 housing units at an average density of 465.3/sq mi (180.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 86.38% White, 11.74% African American, 1.17% Native American, 0.23% Asian, and 0.47% from two or more races.

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